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Gardner Intelligence Durable Goods Production

Annual Production Growth Fastest in Nearly Four Years

The annual growth rate in durable goods production accelerated for the fifth straight month to its fastest rate since January 2015.
Gardner Intelligence Capacity Utilization

Growth in Capacity Utilization Accelerates

It seems likely that the accelerating growth in capacity utilization will continue for another three to six months.
Gardner Intelligence Cutting Tool Orders

Cutting Tool Orders Grow 16.7 Percent in September

The consistently strong growth at metalworking facilities is a likely reason for the recent surge in cutting tool orders.
Gardner Intelligence 10-Year Treasury Rate

Nominal 10-Year Treasury Rate Highest Since May 2011

The change in the real 10-year Treasury rate was virtually unchanged from last month.
GBI: Metalworking

IMTS Leads to Strong Machine Tool Orders

In an interesting twist, August unit orders were higher than September’s in an IMTS year for the first time ever.
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