Data Round-Up: Real Equipment Spending Likely Up an OK +4% in 18Q1

posted by Michael Lewis on April 26, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: durable goods order retail

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Real equipment spending in 18Q1 moderated a bit more than expected (though the likely +4% annualized gain is respectable after the three prior double-digit quarters).


FMI’s analysis of today’s March Durable Goods Orders and March Advance Indicators (international trade-goods, wholesale & retail inventories) reports, plus the latest Weekly UI Claims results.

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