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Friday, August 17, 2018

Machine Tool Orders Take a Breather in June

Data indicates that machine tool orders are simply taking a breather before IMTS instead of hitting their peak rate of growth.
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Friday, August 3, 2018

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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Friday, August 3, 2018

July GBI Led by Supplier Deliveries

Gardner Business Index July 2018
For the third consecutive month, supplier deliveries is the fastest-growing component of the overall index.
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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Durable Goods Spending Maintains Record High

Gardner Intelligence 10-Year Treasury Rate

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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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Income Growth Finally Hits Average Rate

It took almost three years, but real disposable income growth finally reached its long-term average rate of 3.1 percent.
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