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Gardner Intelligence 10-Year Treasury Rate

Trend in 10-Year Treasury Positive Sign for Manufacturing

In March, the year-over-year change in the 10-year Treasury rate was -52 basis points, which was fifth consecutive month the change declined and the third-straight month the change was below zero.
GBI: Metalworking Cutting Tool Orders

Cutting Tool Orders Grow for 22nd Straight Month

February orders increased 4.7 percent compared with one year ago, growing for the 22nd month in a row.
Monetary Base Gardner Intelligence

Monetary Base Slows Contraction

March's contraction decelerated from -13.0 to -11.0 percent.
Housing Permits Treasury Rate

February Sees 89,700 Housing Permits Filed

February’s permits contracted 2.6 percent compared with one year ago, contracting for the second month in a row. 
Consumer Durable Goods Spending

Durable Goods Orders Contract for First Time Since June 2018

The annual rate of growth decelerated for the fourth month in a row, moving from 5.5 to 4.5 percent.
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