Data Round-Up: Real Equipment Spending Headed for +6% Gain in 18Q4

posted by Michael Lewis on November 21, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Macro

Tags: durable goods order home sales UI claim

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As expected, payback in transportation & defense orders held down the headline durable goods number. The overall tone of the report was decent. Real equipment spending is likely headed for about +6.5% annualized growth in 18Q4.


FMI’s analyses of today’s October Durable Goods Orders and October Existing Home Sales reports, as well as our review of the latest Weekly UI Claims data

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