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ITR Experts Say: Three Ways Economic Data Can Empower Your Sales Team

The business cycle peak has occurred for the US economy. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities alike are decelerating, in line with ITR’s longstanding ...
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ITR Experts Say: Swelling Inventories Are a Potential Concern

On a recent visit to the United Kingdom I spoke to many business leaders about their outlooks for their companies in light of Brexit and its potential implications. What I ...
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ITR Experts Say: The $1.5 Trillion Elephant in the Room

When I'm giving economic presentations on the road, I often refer to student loan debt as “the elephant in the room.” One in four Americans has it, but no one wants to talk ...
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ITR Experts Say: Tracking Tariffs and the 10-Year Yield

It was a largely calm first four months of 2019 after a rather hectic close to 2018. Late last year, the US stock market was flirting with bear-market territory, the government ...
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ITR Experts Say: Productivity Is Rising - Are You Keeping Up?

US workers are becoming more efficient. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the US Nonfarm Labor Force Productivity Index was up 2.4% in the first quarter of 2019 from ...
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ITR Experts Say: Slowdown Ahead for Electrical Manufacturers

Companies involved in the electrical equipment industry are seemingly doing well. The annual (12/12) rate-of-change for US Electrical Equipment Production (excluding ...
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