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Durable Goods Production at Highest Level Since February

Durable Goods Production at Highest Level Since February

Compared with one year ago, the index contracted 8.1%, which was the fourth month in a row that the month-over-month rate of change in the index decelerated and the slowest rate of contraction since February. 
Capacity Utilization Improving

Capacity Utilization Improving

Compared with one year ago, capacity utilization contracted 8.5%, which was the fourth straight month that the month-over-month rate of change contracted at a slower rate and the slowest rate of contraction since February. 
Machine Tool Contraction Bottoming Out

Machine Tool Contraction Bottoming Out

The last two months of machine tool orders were the two highest of 2020.
Money Supply Growth Similar to 2009

Money Supply Growth Similar to 2009

The annual rate of growth accelerated to 20.1% in August, which was the fifth straight month of accelerating growth and the fastest rate of growth since December 2014.
Real 10-Yr Rate Supporting Durable Goods Manufacturing

Real 10-Yr Rate Supporting Durable Goods Manufacturing

August 2020 was the eighth consecutive month and 11th of the last 13 that the real rate was negative.
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