Economic News Blog

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Contraction Continues in Cutting Tool Orders

Cutting tool orders were less than $200 million for the third time in four months, contracting compared with one year ago for the seventh month in a row.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Gardner Intelligence Speaking at Carbon Fiber Event

Michael Guckes, Gardner Intelligence's Chief Economist and Director of Analytics, will be presenting on the opportunities available to the composites industry at this year’s 2019 Carbon Fiber Event in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Monday, November 18, 2019

Production Levels High But Contracting

The durable goods production index was above 108.0 for the 14th time in 15 months, but compared with one year ago it contracted at an accelerating rate for the second straight month.
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Friday, November 15, 2019

10-Year Treasury Rate Trend Is Positive for Manufacturing

In October, the year-over-year change in the real 10-year Treasury rate was -0.77%, which was the 10th consecutive month the change was negative.
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Monday, November 11, 2019

Machine Tool Orders Contract as Expected in Non-IMTS September

The rate of contraction in unit orders in September 2019 was right in line with the average and median rates of contraction for September in a non-IMTS year.
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