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"The less money I need to take out of the business and send to Washington, means more money to reinvest in the company."

The post In Wisconsin, Manufacturers Optimistic Over Comprehensive Tax Reform appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Andrew Clark
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:53 pm

Manufacturing activity in Europe expanded at its fastest pace since the survey was founded in June 1997, with the IHS Markit Flash Eurozone Manufacturing PMI rising from 60.1 in November...

The post Markit: Eurozone Manufacturing Activity at an All-Time High in Survey’s 20-Year History appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:50 pm

"The urgency to pass ACA tax relief increases and manufacturers cannot wait."

The post NAM Tells Congress: Act Now on Obamacare Taxes appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Robyn Boerstling
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:29 pm

"...created a chilling effect on investment in our nation’s broadband infrastructure."

The post Manufacturers Support an Open Internet and the FCC’s Efforts to Roll Back Regulations appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Brian Raymond
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:08 pm

"These data show that consumers are accelerating their purchases..."

The post Retail Spending Grew Robustly in November appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: December 14, 2017, 3:19 pm

"Members now see the U.S. economy expanding by 2.5 percent in both 2017 and 2018."

The post FOMC Voted to Hike Rates at its December Meeting, as Expected appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: December 13, 2017, 10:14 pm

Yesterday morning the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing to discuss a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on the...

The post Innovation and Continued Reforms Critical to Combating Rising Health Care Costs appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Robyn Boerstling
Posted: December 13, 2017, 8:57 pm

"The current House and Senate limitations on interest deductibility will force businesses to..."

The post Dell CEO Breaks Down Why Preserving Interest Deductibility Is Critical For U.S. Innovation & Growth appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Administrator
Posted: December 13, 2017, 5:05 pm

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that producer prices for final demand goods and services rose by 0.4 percent in November for the third straight month. For manufacturers, producer prices...

The post Producer Prices Rose by 0.4% in November for the Third Straight Month, or 3.0% Year-over-Year appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: December 12, 2017, 6:13 pm

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said that the Small Business Optimism Index jumped from 103.8 in October to 107.5 in November. This was the highest level since the...

The post NFIB: Small Business Optimism Not Far from the Record High Seen in July 1983 appeared first on Shopfloor.

Author: Chad Moutray
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:27 pm