— A slight majority of economic indicators improved in
February, indicating a better economy, according to the
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.
MMAC reported Friday that 13 of 23 indicators improved in
February compared with year-ago levels. February’s performance
improved modestly from the revised 12 upward pointing indicators
posted in January.
difficult to post significant rates of growth this far into an
expansion phase of a business cycle,” said Bret Mayborne, the
MMAC’s economic research director, in a statement. “Current
aggregate job gains in the metro area are rather modest in size
but cut across a broad range of industry sectors.”