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US Commercial Printing Shipments Decline -3.2% in September

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

September 2012 US commercial printing shipments were $6.97 billion, down -$232 million, or -3.2% versus September 2011. On an inflation-adjusted basis, shipments were down -$375mil, or -5.1%. For the first nine months of 2012, shipments were down -$1.3 billion on a current dollar basis (-2.1%, and -4.2% an inflation adjusted basis). The ...

Recovery Indicators Retreat; Economic Indicators Still Moving Sideways

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Since the beginning of October, four of the six recovery indicators retreated, and two of them are below the levels at the start of the recession back in December 2007. (Click image to enlarge) The NASDAQ pulled back -4.3%. While it is +12.7% higher than it was when the recession started, ...