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Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors
Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors

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Monthly Economic Report September 2019

The latest USDA report featured decreases to world production and mill-use figures.  The global harvest forecast for 2019/20 dropped 709,000 bales to 124.9 million,...

Monthly Economic Letter August 2019

The latest USDA report featured a slight decrease to the 2019/20 production forecast (-179,000 bales, from 125.8 to 125.6 million) and a larger decrease...

Being Digitally Savvy

China is still an economic powerhouse, despite the fact that its growth is slowing. The country's economy grew 6.2 percent in the second quarter,...

Monthly Economic Letter April 2019

This month’s USDA report included only marginal changes to global production, consumption, and trade estimates. The world production number increased just 45,000 bales,...

Monthly Economic Letter March 2019

This month’s USDA report featured little change. The global harvest estimate for 2018/19 rose 440,000 bales (to 118.9 million). The global mill-use...

Denim is Adapting & Evolving

With the major adoption of athleisure here in the U.S., it would be easy to think joggers and leggings are the top fashion bottom...

Global Lifestyle Monitor: China

Online and mobile shopping is tremendously popular in China. While just over half (52%) of the population regularly uses the internet (at least once...

Monthly Economic Letter January 2019

NY futures and the A Index decreased throughout December before stabilizing in January. Chinese and Pakistani prices were stable over the past month....

Monthly Economic Letter October 2018

This month’s USDA report included slight downward revisions to world production and mill-use figures. The global harvest number was lowered 314,000 bales (from...