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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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Monday, September 29, 2014

Consumer Spending Grows at Fastest Rate of 2014

Consumer spending increased 2.6% in August but is still almost 33% below its historical average growth rate.
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Monday, September 29, 2014

Disposable Income Grows at Fastest Rate in Nearly Two Years

Real disposable income increased 2.7% compared to one year ago for the second month in a row.
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Housing Permits See Slower Growth in August

The month-over-month rate of change in August housing permits was the second slowest since July 2011.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Change in Real 10-Yr Treasury Rate Goes Negative

For the first time since September 2012, the real 10-year treasury rate is lower than it was one year ago.
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