Outlook June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 Market Outlook

Jun 8, 2018  | Ep4342

Even as the wrangling over trade tariffs continues to plague rural America the economic forecast remains sunny. --

The Creighton Business Conditions Index stayed above growth neutral for the 18th month in a row. The solid showing is considered to be a signpost for strong growth over the next three to six months.

This was echoed by the Purdue University/CME Ag Economy Barometer where those surveyed were optimistic about the future of the agricultural economy.

Factory orders were lower in April but the financial picture is expected to improve even with higher prices for steel and aluminum.  –--

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