BizTracker: December 2019

Last updated on March 17th, 2020 at 01:33 pm

The Milwaukee-area manufacturing index for November was
42.12 the fifth straight month the index has been below 50. A reading above 50 indicates growth, while a reading below 50 indicates the sector is contracting.

Wisconsin’s 122 state-charted credit unions had $40.2 billion in total assets at the end of the third quarter, up from $36.4 billion at the same time last year.

Home sales in the metro Milwaukee area rose 7.9% in October, compared to October of 2018, but for the first 10 months of the year were down 0.7% from a year ago.

The average private sector hourly wage in Wisconsin was $26.84 in October, up 3.43% from a year ago.

Wisconsin’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 3.3% in October, up from 3.2% in September.

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