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2020 Is Up to You (And No One Else)

It is time to put the noise and economic history of 2019 behind us. What matters now is how well you will perform in 2020. Changing economic conditions, politics, global ...
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Global Machinery Markets: Current Conditions and Future Expectations

The global industrial economy is clearly on the back side of the business cycle. In many regions of the world, such as Europe and Asia, the slowdown was underway by early 2018. ...
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Construction 2020: The Year Ahead for Construction Markets

As we head into the final months of 2019, the construction cycles are shifting. The US housing market, down 3.2% from the same period a year ago, is currently in Phase D, ...
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Macroeconomic Update: Preparing Your Budget for 2020

With budgeting season upon us, our attention shifts to 2020, even if the calendar won’t do so for a few more months. 2019 represented an inflection point in many markets, with ...
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Commodity Prices – Maintaining Margins in an Ever-Changing Environment

What do the quarterly growth rates for Steel, Copper, Aluminum, Zinc, and Oil Prices have in common? They’re all declining below year-earlier levels. It’s amazing how quickly ...
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The Coming Great Depression - Part 2

At the July 2019 webinar, The Coming Great Depression, Alan and I are going to look at the trends, circumstances, and probabilities as they pertain to the Roaring 20s and ...
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