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Monday, August 18, 2014

Durable Goods Production Grows at Fastest Rate since July 2012

July, typically a slow month for production, recorded the lowest production index since February. But, the month-over-month rate of growth of production in July was the fastest since July 2012.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cutting Tool Orders Very Strong in June

This is the first time cutting tool orders have grown month over month since September 2013. And, the month-ove-month rate of growth was the fastest since the report began in January 2012.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Machine Tool Market Remains Strong, But Growth is Slow

2014 got off to a slow start, but the last four months have seen machine tool orders above 2,000 units. This is a sign of a relatively strong market, but the growth rate is pretty low.
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Friday, August 08, 2014

U.S. Monetary Base Surpasses $4 Trillion for First Time

But, the one-month rate of change has decelerated seven straight months. And, the annual rate of change decelerated for the first time since February 2013.
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

June Total Capital Goods New Orders Highest in 2014

However, the month-over-month rate of change was -6.9%. This is the second month in a row of contraction.
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