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Cutting Tool Orders Grow Nearly 11 Percent in August

Strong growth in durable goods new orders is indicating further accelerating growth in cutting tool orders.
Gardner Intelligence Machine Tools Orders

Machine Tool Orders Surge 27 Percent in August

Durable goods production and capacity utilization are pointing toward further accelerating growth in machine tool orders for the next seven to 10 months.
Durable Goods New Orders Gardner Intelligence

Durable Goods Orders Reach Third Highest Total in Two Years

The current trend in durable goods new orders is a very positive sign for capital equipment consumption in 2019.
Monetary Supply

Monetary Base Contracts More Than 8 Percent for Second Month

The monetary base is signaling a slower growth in capital equipment consumption starting sometime in the second half of 2019.
Consumer Durable Goods Spending

Strong Growth in Durable Goods Spending Continues

Consumer durable goods spending has grown since July 2017, but the rising 10-year Treasury rate could be signaling slowing growth in ahead.
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