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Friday, October 10, 2014

Monetary Base Grows at Slowest Rate since April 2013

Month-over-month the monetary base increased 16.0%. The monthly rate of growth has decelerated since November 2013.
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

2015 Capital Spending Forecast for Grinding is $697 Million; $3.2 Billion Market for Machining Centers

Machinery and equipment manufacturing plan to spend the largest amount on grinding equipment with projected spending of $170 million. Metalcutting job shops plan to spend the largest amount on machining centers with projected spending of $960 million.
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Friday, October 03, 2014

Capital Goods Increase for Second month

Despite the record increase in capital goods orders last month, August saw an increase of more than 11% compared to one year ago.
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Friday, October 03, 2014

Construction Spending Grows at Slowest Rate since December 2011

Real construction spending increased just 1.1% compared to one year ago.
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

September GBI at 50.9 – Slowing Growth Since March

With a reading of 50.9, the Gardner Business Index showed that durable goods manufacturing grew for the ninth consecutive month and for the 11th time in the last 12 months.
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