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Wholesale Sales Soft in January 2014

Written by Steven Hansen January 2014 wholesale sales and inventories data was soft. This data series is very noisy, and has been on a roller coaster of one good month / one bad month. The three month rolling averages for … Continue reading

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January 2014 Manufacturing Again Had a Soft Month as Forecast

Written by Steven Hansen US Census says manufacturing new orders declined in January.  Our analysis agrees showing deceleration of the rolling averages. The headwind this month was civilian aircraft.

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Durable Goods Again Soft in January 2014

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines say the durable goods new orders declined in January – headline growth is down 3 of the last 4 months. Most sectors were soft lead by a weak civilian aircraft sector.

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Wholesale Sales Relatively Strong in December 2013

Written by Steven Hansen December 2013 wholesale sales and inventories data was relatively strong. This data series is very noisy, and has been on a roller coaster of one good month / one bad month. Even the unadjusted three month … Continue reading

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December 2013 Manufacturing Had a Soft Month as Forecast

Written by Steven Hansen US Census says manufacturing new orders declined in December.  Our analysis agrees showing deceleration of the rolling averages. The headwind this month was aircraft.

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