Economic News Blog

Monday, October 21, 2019

Durable Goods Production Contracts for First Time since 2016

Compared with one year ago, durable goods production contracted 0.4% in September.
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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Capacity Utilization Contraction Accelerates for Third Month

Capacity utilization in durable goods contracted 1.9% compared with one year ago.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Contraction in Cutting Tool Orders Accelerates

August cutting tool orders contracted 10%, which was the fastest rate of contraction since July 2016.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Real 10-Year Treasury Rate Continues Negative Trend

This as the ninth consecutive month the year-over-year change in the 10-year Treasury rate was negative, and it was virtually unchanged from last month.
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Monday, October 14, 2019

Machine Tool Unit Orders Less Than 2,000 for Three out of Four Months

Machine tool unit orders were 1,875 in August, down 32% from one year ago.
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