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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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Monday, April 13, 2015

Cutting Tool Orders Increase for Third Month in a Row

Cutting tool orders continue to grow month-over-month, however the rate of growth has been fairly modest to start 2015.
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Friday, April 10, 2015

2015 Capital Spending Survey and Forecast for EDM Equipment is $205 Million; Plants with 1-19 Employees Plan to Spend the Largest Amount; Metalcutting Job Shops Largest Spenders

Plants with 1 to 19 employees are the largest segment of this market with projected spending of $70 million. Metalcutting job shops plan to spend the largest amount on EDM equipment with projected spending of $104.5 million.
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Friday, April 10, 2015

Money Supply Increases to Third Highest Level Ever

The money supply grew month-over-month once again after one month of contraction in February.
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Thursday, April 02, 2015

Capital Goods Orders Contract for Fourth Month in a Row

If it wasn't for the unbelievably strong aerospace orders in July 2014, then capital goods orders would be contracting on annual basis too.
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