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Housing Permits Grew at Fastest Rate Since November 2015

Housing permits reached their second highest level since June 2015.

Change in 10-Yr Treasury Increases for First Time in Two Years

The trend in the 10-year Treasury rate indicates that much of the economy will grow slower or contract in 2019.

Durable Goods Production Climbs to Second Highest Level Ever

Despite the last six months being revised lower, growth in durable goods production continued to accelerate.

Did Durable Goods Capacity Utilization Growth Peak in April?

That it did would fit with the trend in the backlog index from the Gardner Business Index.

Machine Tools: Dollar Orders Growing Faster than Unit Orders

Dollar orders have grown faster than unit orders for three straight months, pushing the average price of a machine to its highest level since January 2015.
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