Data Round-Up: Real Equipment Spending Headed for +6% Gain in 17Q1

posted by Michael Lewis on March 24, 2017

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A mixed report – the headline gain exceeded expectations, but key ‘core’ non-defense capital goods ex aircraft orders were soft. Still, with shipments improving, real equipment spending should manage +6% annualized growth in 17Q1


FMI’s analysis of today’s February Durable Goods Orders report. 

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