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January Housing Permits Highest Since 2006 January Housing Permits Highest Since 2006 As permits are seasonal, January’s permit total was the highest for January since 2006. Short-term trends are indicating that the annual rate of growth will accelerate in the upcoming months.
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New Gardner Business Index Products Released Gardner’s new business activity tracking tool allows subscribers to see industry changes by material types and machines used.  This will provide for example glass fiber and carbon fiber fabricators the ability to see independent trends in the composites industry by material type as opposed to composites industry activity overall.  This new product will also monitor metalworking shops by specific equipment utilized including five axis machines, EDMs, and grinding among others.
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Monetary Base Continued Strongest Growth Since Depths of 2008-2009 Financial Crisis Monetary Base Continued Strongest Growth Since Depths of 2008-2009 Financial Crisis Compared with one year ago, January’s monetary base was up 52.4%, which was the fifth month in a row and seventh in the last nine months with faster than 50% growth. 
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Capacity Utilization Continued Steady Climb in January The rate of capacity utilization increased for the ninth month in a row, which led to the annual rate of contraction bottoming out.
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Cutting Tool Orders Poised for Growth in 2021 The annual rate of contraction in cutting tool orders has nearly bottomed. And, based on trends in the Gardner Business Index and macroeconomic manufacturing data, cutting tool orders should see double-digit growth by year-end.
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Durable Goods Production Shows Steady Improvement The month-over-month rate of change has contracted at a decelerating rate since April, indicating that the annual rate of change is about to bottom.
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