The Dallas–Fort Worth economy showed some signs of recovery in May following epic declines in April. The unemployment rate dipped and payrolls rebounded, although employment stayed significantly below levels seen in February, before COVID-19 measures took effect. Initial jobless claims continued to be elevated in mid-June, though they have come down from the highs seen in late March and early April. Movements in the Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes were mixed in May. Home sales slumped again across most price points, though inventories remained tight. Apartment leasing remained sluggish in May.
Read more...Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators June 2020 via Dallas Fed