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Housing Permits

Housing Permits Up 12.5% in December

December was third month in the last four that housing permits increased more than 12%.
Capital Equipment Spending

Monetary Base Grows for First Time Since February 2018

In December, the monetary base was $3.427 trillion, which was its highest level since November 2018.
GBI: Metalworking

Production Growth Continues Trend for Fourth Month

November production contracted 1.0% compared with one year ago.
GBI: Metalworking

Capacity Utilization for Durable Goods Contracts in December

Compared with one year ago, durable goods capacity utilization contracted 2.9% in December.

Machine Tool Orders Fall, Lining Up with GBI Predictions

Machine tool orders were below 2,000 units for the fifth time in seven months.
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