Capital Goods

Business, Equipment

Orders for US Business Equipment Jumped at Start of Year

A construction site in downtown Nashville in 2019. A construction site in downtown Nashville in 2019. (Eilon Paz/Bloomberg News)

Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment increased in January by the most in a year, representing a respite in the corporate investment slowdown that weighed on the economy last year.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2020
Business

Gain in Capital Goods Orders Shows Solid Investment

Meg Roussos/Bloomberg News

U.S. orders for business equipment increased more than forecast in August, indicating solid demand is continuing in the third quarter, Commerce Department figures showed Sept. 27.

September 27, 2017
Business, Technology

Capital Goods Orders Rose More Than Forecast in December

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. capital goods advanced more than forecast in December, showing businesses were adjusting investment plans amid prospects for stronger economic growth.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
January 27, 2017
Business, Technology

Orders for Capital Goods Rise for Fourth Month in Last Five

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. business equipment climbed in October for the fourth month in the last five and sales also advanced, indicating corporate investment may be starting to thaw.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
November 23, 2016
Business, Technology

Orders for Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February

Meg Roussos/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. business equipment fell in September by the most in seven months, indicating corporate investment is having trouble gaining traction.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2016
Business, Technology

Orders for Capital Equipment Climb by Most Since January

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Orders for business equipment climbed in July for a second month, advancing the most since January and indicating U.S. companies are becoming less reluctant to invest.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2016
Business, Technology

Capital Goods Orders Rise for First Time in Three Months

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Orders for business equipment rose in June for the first time in three months, eking out a small gain that shows companies are in no rush to significantly ramp up investment, according to a report July 27 from the Commerce Department.

July 27, 2016
Business, Technology

Orders for Capital Goods Climb by Most Since June 2014

Natalie Behring/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. capital goods rebounded in January by the most since June 2014, representing a pause in manufacturing’s downturn.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
February 25, 2016
Business, Technology

Capital Goods Orders Drop for First Time in Three Months

Stephen Morton/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. capital goods dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing businesses began tempering new investment after a third-quarter surge.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 23, 2015
Business, Technology

Orders for Business Equipment Stall After Two-Month Gain

Scott Eells/Bloomberg News

The momentum in orders for business equipment stalled in August after gains the prior two months as U.S. investment took a breather amid volatility in financial markets and concerns that global growth is slowing.

September 24, 2015

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