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Gardner Intelligence is the preeminent source of economic information for anyone concerned with durable goods manufacturing. Here you’ll find a variety of tools for forecasting and trend analysis, precisely focused for the people who sell and consume capital equipment. Besides Gardner’s well known reports, this site includes interactive tools to dig deeply into the data that matters most to your business.

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Monetary Base Gardner Intelligence

Monetary Base Shows Positive Sign for Manufacturing

In a positive sign for capital equipment spending, the annual rate of contraction in the monetary base decelerated for the first time since it began contracting in October 2018.
GBI: Metalworking Durable Goods

Aerospace Orders Increase Amid Durable Goods Contraction

Month-over-month, durable goods orders contracted for the third-straight month in October, marking eight of the last nine months.
Gardner Business Index November 2019

November GBI Accelerates Contraction

The November GBI showed quickening contraction in manufacturing, led by a drop in backlogs.
10-Year Treasury Rate Gardner Intelligence

Durable Goods Spending Growth Back Below Historic Average

Durable goods spending growth has been below average every month but one since August 2018.
Income Growth 2019

October Income Growth Slows

Month-over-month income growth was below 3.0% for the fourth time in five months.
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