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By AMTJan 04, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Sayonara 2020 Part 1

Episode 40: We’ve made it to the end of 2020! Ben and Steve start by conversing their general observations from the year. Next, they get a bit more serious by discussing the year’s impact on the economy. Benjamin and Stephen wrap up by beginning to talk...

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Advocacy
By Harry MoserOct 25, 2020

Rebuilding and Reshoring: 800,000+ Jobs Since 2010

For decades supply chains have stretched and become opaque as companies chase cheap labor offshore then import products to sell in the U.S. market. But since 2010, more companies are considering U.S. manufacturing due to rising Chinese wages...

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Intelligence
By External ContributorOct 19, 2020

Impact of Proposed Policies on Economy

Consumers were asked whether the economic policies debated by the presidential candidates would benefit or harm prospects for future growth in the overall economy. The September 2020 survey repeated questions on trade policies, immigration, and taxing...

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Intelligence
By External ContributorOct 19, 2020

Weekly Economic Index

The increase in the WEI for the week of October 10 was due to increases in rail traffic, tax withholding, and electricity output (relative to the same time last year), which more than offset an increase in initial unemployment insurance claims...

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonOct 05, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Weekly Economic Index (WEI)

The most recent New York Federal Reserve Weekly Economic Index (WEI) improved from a -5.0 in the third week of September to -4.6 in the week of September 26. The index continues to improve at modest rates since it hit the low point the week of April 29...

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Intelligence
By External ContributorOct 05, 2020

Monthly Full Report on Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders August 2020

New orders for manufactured goods in August, up four consecutive months, increased $3.2 billion or 0.7 percent to $470.1 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. This followed a 6.5 percent July increase. Shipments, also up four consecutive...

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Intelligence
By External ContributorOct 05, 2020

H.3 Statistical Release Consolidated onto the H.6 Statistical Release

The Board's Statistical Release H.6, "Money Stock Measures," includes, for the first time, release items previously published on Statistical Release H.3, "Aggregate Reserves of Depository Institutions and the Monetary Base," that remain relevant after...

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Intelligence
By External ContributorOct 02, 2020

Monthly Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders August 2020

New orders for manufactured durable goods in August increased $1.0 billion or 0.4 percent to $232.8 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up four consecutive months, followed an 11.7 percent July increase...

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Intelligence
By AMTOct 01, 2020

MTForecast Speaker Spotlight: Fundamentals of Machine Tool Orders

USMTO, a statistical program from AMT, has the data you need to answer these questions. It provides the most current and comprehensive machine tool market information available anywhere in the world. No other database has more details, including unit...

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Intelligence
By Patrick McGibbonOct 01, 2020

How is the Market Doing?

In January, forecasts predicted the manufacturing technology market would hit bottom in April or May. Expectations were for significant growth in the second half of the year – fueled in part by IMTS – to yield a modest recovery from 2019 levels...

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