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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2017’

  • RossBushman

    Chicago Business Barometer Hit Highest Level in Over Three Years

    The MNI Chicago Business Barometer Hit Highest Level in Over Three Years Increasing to 65.7 in June from 59.4 in May, the MNI Chicago Business Barometer hit highest level in over three years. New Orders hit their highest level since May 2014 and the order …

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    Special Bar Quality (SBQ) Prices Have Risen $40.00/ton

    Special Bar Quality (SBQ) Prices Have Risen $40.00/ton Special Bar Quality (SBQ) prices have risen some $40.00/ton in the US as base price increases for June take hold, market sources have said. Lead times have extended significantly, stretching into September and beyond for certain bars …

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    Business Activity Rebounded Strongly

    June Business Activity Rebounded Strongly in New York State Business activity rebounded strongly in New York State according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Empire State Manufacturing Index Survey for June. The headline general business conditions shot up to its highest …

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    Normandy Invasion

    The 73rd Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion Tuesday marked the 73rd anniversary of the Normandy invasion, the largest seas assault in history wherein the United States of America and her coalition of allies put together the greatest military force in history to stop Hitler and …

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    Midwest Economy Index Increased in April

    The Midwest Economy Index Increased to Highest Value Since June 2014 The Midwest Economy Index  increased in April to +0.70 from +0.61 in March, reaching its highest value since June 2014. What do the index numbers mean? A zero value for the MEI has been …

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