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Change in 10-Yr Rate Negative for 13th Month

The real 10-yr Treasury rate was negative for the fifth time in eight months, keeping the annual change in the rate negative for the 13th month in a row.
Annual Contraction in Money Supply

Monetary Base Grows Faster for Second Month

Accelerating growth in the monetary base is a positive sign for capital equipment consumption later in 2020.

Capacity Utilization Contraction Rate to Bottom Around June 2020

Compared with one year ago, capacity utilization contracted 2.4%.

Production Growth Slower for 11th Month

Durable goods production growth will likely turn to contraction in the next month or two.
GBI: Metalworking Machine Tool Sales

Machine Tool Unit Orders Show Improvement in December

Machine unit orders contracted just 1.2% in December after four consecutive months of contracting more than 23%.
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