Economic Videos

Economic Update — September 2019

In August, employers added 130,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remained near five-decade lows. While job creation has slowed in 2019, the overall state of the labor market appears healthy as more individuals have continued to come off the sidelines in search of work. Despite this, other areas of the economy are flashing warning signs. The manufacturing sector, which boomed in recent years, posted its first contraction since 2016 as the ongoing U.S.-China trade war has disrupted supply chains. Additionally, other countries such as the UK, Germany, and China are all experiencing the lowest economic growth in years. With the growing level of uncertainty in the U.S. and abroad, many are wondering if a recession is on the horizon.

Watch this month’s Economic Video Update with Robert Spendlove, Economic and Public Policy Officer for Zions Bank, as we discuss the current economic conditions.

Not all content on this page originates from Zions Bank. Links on this page may redirect you to other websites with different levels of privacy and security from Zions Bank. Zions Bank does not endorse or guarantee the privacy, security, accuracy, or performance of those sites, or the information, products, or services expressed or offered on those sites.

Content is offered for informational purposes only and should not be construed as tax, legal, financial or business advice. Please contact a professional about your specific needs and advice. Content may contain trademarks or trade names owned by parties who are not affiliated with Zions Bancorporation, N.A. Use of such marks does not imply any sponsorship by or affiliation with third parties, and Zions Bancorporation, N.A. does not claim any ownership of or make representations about products and services offered under or associated with such marks.

Contact Our Team

Contact our team for more information or to schedule a speaking engagement.

Robert Spendlove

  • @SpendloveRobert
  • 801-560-5394

Joseph Mayans

  • @JosephMayans
  • 801-844-7887

Economic Insights Newsletter

Subscribe to get weekly economic updates and analysis, including our monthly release of the Economic Snapshot and the Market Snapshot.

* indicates required fields