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Trends and Source Data
Institute for Supply Management

Latest ISM Report on Business

Durable Goods Report
Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders
Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
Manufacturing and Construction Division

(RIA) Robotic Industries Association - Industry Statistics    
New Residential Construction Report      (Housing Starts)
From U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Case-Shiller Home Price Indices              (Housing Prices)
National Association of Realtors               (Real Estate Industry Info and Analysis)
Opinion Polls
Geographic and Regional Trends
Obama Administration
Financial Stability Website  
Obama policy  announcements.  

American Recovery and Investment Act
Controls Companies (for benchmarking the industry.)
U.S. Rail Freight  
American Association of Railroads
Rail freight data, trends, analysis, and
issue statements.

Baltic Exchange Dry Index  
(Third Party report and analysis of BEDI:
International shipping of coal, iron ore,
and grains.)
U.S. Federal Reserve System