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Gardner Business Index (GBI): 2018 May Be Fastest-Expanding Year in Recorded History

The Gardner Business Index (GBI) closed October slightly lower than the month prior at 55.7. In the year-to-date period, the index has averaged 57.6, keeping 2018 on track to be the fastest expanding year in recorded history, breaking the record 2017 currently holds at 55.3. The Index was driven higher by supplier deliveries, production and new orders.

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