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The Next Economic Cycle

By Steve Guglielmo The Second Quarter 2014 issue of The MHEDA Journal is being printed and shipped as we speak. This issue is our annual Convention issue and features articles from Convention speakers designed to help you unleash your “Superhero Leadership.” One of those articles comes from the president of the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), Alan Beaulieu, and discusses how ...

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ITA Forecast: Economic Activity Sustains Industrial Truck Sector Growth

By Brian Feehan, President, ITA The element of a U.S. government shutdown and the recent fiscal debate in Washington on the debt ceiling added some uncertainty to the markets — although we have yet to accurately measure the exact level of uncertainty we do believe that there will be some negative impact in the fourth quarter. However, we also believe ...

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MAPI Business Outlook: A Sense of Optimism for Manufacturers

Widespread improvement in a number of indexes suggests optimism for the manufacturing sector in the next three to six months, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Business Outlook. The survey’s composite index is a leading indicator for the manufacturing sector. The September 2013 composite index advanced to 66 from 58 in the June survey, the ...

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