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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Housing Permits Peaking?

After a strong spurt of growth at the end of 2015, housing permits grew slower in the first quarter of 2016.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Capacity Utilization Contracts for 7th Month

The GBI Backlog index shows that the contraction in capacity utilization could end later this summer.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Durable Goods Production Contracts for 3rd Time in 5 Months

The annual rate of growth is the slowest since production last contracted in July 2010.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Real 10-Yr Treasury Rate under 1.5 Percent

The year-over-year change in the rate has increased at a slower rate for three months.
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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cutting Tool Orders Contract at Slower Rate

The rate of contraction in February was the slowest since June 2015.
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