Joseph Plocek

Joseph Plocek is a writer for MNI.

MNI is the leading provider of news and intelligence specifically for the Global Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insight for market professionals. MNI has 60 full time-time journalists located in 12 news bureaus across Europe, America and Asia and is only 1 of 4 real-time English language financial news agencies with press credentials recognized by governments and central banks of all major economies. MNI's reporting staff includes former fixed-income and currency traders and strategists who know the markets. For over 30 years MNI has been at the forefront of delivering exclusive news, expert analysis and strategic intelligence. MNI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Börse Group.

Recent Articles By The Author

Producer Prices Rise 0.4% in June

Producer Prices Rise 0.4% in June

June PPI posted +0.4%, and core (final demand less food & energy) +0.1%.

Economy Adds 288,000 Jobs in June

Economy Adds 288,000 Jobs in June

The U.S. May trade and latest labor market data suggest ongoing economic improvement.

US Personal Income Rises 0.4% in May

US Personal Income Rises 0.4% in May

The U.S. May personal income is flashing caution and the latest weekly unemployment claims data are steady.

Durable Goods Orders Drop 1% in May

Durable Goods Orders Drop 1% in May

Nondefense capital goods shipments were down 0.7%, suggesting soft capital spending.

May Retail Sales Weaker Than Expected

May Retail Sales Weaker Than Expected

The latest economic data suggest weak sales though the Q2 arithmetic looks good, few layoffs, and no price problems.