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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Housing Permits are Turning Up

Month-over-month growth has been above 7.5% three of the last four months.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Capacity Utilization Contracts for First Time since July 2013

Actual capacity utilization is at its lowest level since February 2014.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Production Grows at Slowest Rate since January 2014

Despite reaching its all time, the growth rate is starting to slow.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Change in 10-Yr Treasury Rises for Second Month

With very low (or negative) inflation and a rising yield, it is likely that the change in real 10-year treasury rates will continue to increase.
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Monday, April 13, 2015

Machine Tool Orders off to Weak Start in 2015

Machine tool orders were below 2,000 units for the second month in a row, which was the first time that has happened since January and February of 2014.
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