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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

2015 Capital Spending Forecast for Turning Centers is $1.6 Billion; $3.5 Billion Market for Tooling

The projected marketing for turning centers is $1.6 billion; horizontal turning centers with <10-inch chuck is the largest segment and is projected to spend $1.1 billion. Metalcutting job shops plan to spend the largest amount on tooling with projected spending of $1.2 billion.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sept. 2014 - A Banner Month for Machine Tool Sales

Thanks to IMTS, machine tool sales in the month of September were the best in decades.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monetary Base Grows at Slowest Rate Since March 2013

In absolute dollar terms, the monetary base has dropped the last two months, which is the first time that has happened since August and September 2012.
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Saturday, November 08, 2014

Capital Goods Orders Contract for First Time Since June

September was the third time in five months that real capital goods orders contracted compared to one year ago.
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Saturday, November 08, 2014

Construction Spending Grows at Second Slowest Rate Since December 2011

Total construction spending grew just 1.0% in September while residential construction spending contracted 1.5%.
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