Chad Moutray

U.S. manufacturing is optimistic but global customer signs are troubling

Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the continued optimism among U.S. manufacturers about their business, while receiving troubling indicators from global customers.

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Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to propose that we will not have a recession in 2020, because there are no economic fundamentals indicating that, plus the economy should benefit from completing the two trade deals.
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the impact the USMCA and China Phase One trade deals just signed will have on manufacturing, including report that the trade negotiation period didn’t have too bad of an effect.
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Q4 2019 Manufacturers Survey, which shows small and mid-size manufacturers are more optimistic about the future than are large manufacturers.
Chad Moutray joins Jim Blasingame to put the new manufacturing report in perspective with the current record employment in the U.S. and the over 1 million manufacturing jobs still going unfilled.