Our economists provide analyses and forecasts of national, regional and global economic & financial trends.
Meet Our Economists
PNC's Economic Releases provide analysis of the day's major economic indicators and breaking news and how that news or data will shape the overall economic outlook and financial market trends.
National Economic Outlook
Published early each month, PNC's National Economic Outlook provides analysis and forecasts of key U.S. economic variables, such as real GDP, interest rates, inflation, income, employment, industrial production and house prices.
View the latest report - May 2018
Market Expectations Survey
Published bi-weekly on Fridays, PNC's Market Expectation Survey lists the current consensus forecast for key economic data releases for the upcoming week, as well as PNC's own forecast for each item. On the second page, we provide a comprehensive calendar that lists recent data for key economic indicators.
Regional Economic Reports
Published quarterly, PNC's Regional Economic Reports provide analysis and forecasts of key economic and financial trends in the 33 major market areas within PNC's core retail footprint.
Forecast Summary and Regional Report Information as of First Quarter 2017
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Central Illinois - Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Peoria, Springfield
Central New Jersey - Trenton
Central Pennsylvania - Harrisburg, Lancaster, York
Delaware - Dover, Wilmington
East Central Florida - Orlando, Deltona, Palm Bay, Vero Beach
Greater Michigan - Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing
Milwaukee – Milwaukee, Racine
Northeast Ohio - Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown
Northeast Pennsylvania - Allentown, Scranton
Northern Alabama - Decatur, Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa, Auburn
Northern New Jersey - Newark
Northwest Pennsylvania - Erie
Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Camden
Raleigh - Raleigh, Durham, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount
South Bend - Elkhart, Michigan City, South Bend
Southeast Florida - Miami
Southeast Virginia - Virginia Beach
Southwest Ohio - Cincinnati, Dayton
Tampa Bay - Tampa, North Port – Bradenton – Sarasota
International Economic Reports
PNC's International Economic Reports provide analysis and forecasts of economic and financial trends and exchange rates in PNC's focus international economies: Canada, China, European Union, India, and Latin America.
Forecast Summary and Regional Report Information
Global Economic Highlights - June 18, 2018
Australia Update - Third Quarter 2017
Brazil Update - Third Quarter 2017
Canada Update - Second Quarter 2017
China Update - First Quarter 2017
Euro Zone Update - Third Quarter 2017
Exchange Rate Forecasts - Second Quarter 2018
India Update - Fourth Quarter 2017
Japan Update - Third Quarter 2016
Mexico Update - First Quarter 2017
U.K. Update - First Quarter 2017
Household Economic Stress Index
PNC's Household Economic Stress Index is a proprietary index that measures the economic stresses that households face. Index values are calculated for the U.S. The Index values for the 33 major market areas within PNC's core retail footprint can be found in our Regional Economics Reports Summary Table.
PNC Small Business Outlook Survey
Published semi-annually, PNC's survey of small and mid-size business owners' expectations for their own businesses' performance, and their outlook for the national and regional economies are described in detail (available in April and October).
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank-FRED
Economic Statistics Briefing Room--White House
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of the Census
Bureau of Labor Statistics
CIA World Factbook
U.S. State Department
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
International Trade Administration of the U.S. Commerce Department
Foreign Governments Resources, University of Michigan
International Monetary Fund
World Bank Group
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