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July Gardner Business Index Led by Supplier Deliveries

The Gardner Business Index fell to a reading of 55.2, maintaining a relatively high rate of growth. For a third consecutive month, supplier deliveries is the fastest-growing component of the total index.

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Durable Goods Orders Climb to Second Highest 12-Month Total While high, durable goods orders have contracted 0.2 percent compared with one year ago, a likely sign that they have hit a peak this cycle.
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July GBI Led by Supplier Deliveries For the third consecutive month, supplier deliveries is the fastest-growing component of the overall index.
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Durable Goods Spending Maintains Record High

Durable-goods spending accounted for its largest share of all consumer spending ever for the second month in a row, but the rate of growth in consumer durable goods spending has flattened recently.

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