Commercial building activity likely to see a pickup but energy-related projects remain sidelined
A slew of divergent forces are at work that sometimes make it difficult for private enterprises to invest in domestic capital expansion, yet they are doing it, and especially in the resurgent Midwest rust belt.
Energy sector woes offset a bit by building activity
Despite mixed year-end revenues, manufacturers to raise 2016 spending
Machinery demand mixed, electronics Sales weaken, but ranchers rebuild herds
Manufacturing is uneven, livestock is steady and aircraft hits a bump