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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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10-Year Treasury Rate Gardner Intelligence

10-Year Treasury Rate Trend Is Positive for Manufacturing

In October, the year-over-year change in the real 10-year Treasury rate was -0.77%, which was the 10th consecutive month the change was negative.
GBI: Metalworking

Machine Tool Orders Contract as Expected in Non-IMTS September

The rate of contraction in unit orders in September 2019 was right in line with the average and median rates of contraction for September in a non-IMTS year.
Gardner Intelligence Monetary Base

Monetary Base May Be Swinging Upwards

Month-over-month contraction in the monetary base is decelerating, indicating the annual rate of contraction is near a bottom. 
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What Makes a Top Shop Pop?

The data from Gardner Intelligence's Top Shops survey can show us how technology and management tools relate to earnings and profit in machine shops.
Gardner Intelligence Durable Goods Orders

New Orders in Durable Goods Contract 6.1% in September

New orders for real durable goods totaled $255,197 million in September, which was down 6.1% from one year ago.
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