Data Round-Up: Equipment Spending & Consumption Picking Up in 17Q4

posted by Michael Lewis on December 22, 2017

Found in US, categorized in Macro

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The fourth quarter looks good. FMI is tracking at least +12% annualized real equipment spending growth in 17Q4, improving on the robust +9% average in 17Q2-Q3.


FMI’s analyses of today’s November Durable Goods Orders, Personal Income & Consumption and New Home Sales reports.

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