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GBI Machine Tool Orders

December Machine Tool Orders Total 2,300

Machine tool orders were more than 2,000 units for the ninth-consecutive month, but the rate of growth has contracted two of the last three months.
January 2019 Monetary Base

Monetary Base Accelerates Rate of Contraction

Compared with one year ago, January’s monetary base contracted at the second-fastest rate since February 1922.
Durable Goods New Orders

Durable Goods Orders Hit Peak Growth

Heading into 2019, expect new orders of durable goods to grow at a slower rate.
GBI January 2019

Production Overtakes Supplier Deliveries in January

Registering 53.9 in January, the Gardner Business Index showed improved production in manufacturing.

Expectations for Electronics Defy Headlines

From a domestic perspective, the electronics industry seems expected to follow in-line with the overall economy’s growth for 2019, though firms with greater exposure to China may have to be more cautious during the year.

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