durable goods

Business, Equipment

September Factory Orders Up 1.9%

Ford Motor employees inspect a ventilator on May 13. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a stronger-than-expected 1.9% in September with a key category that tracks business investment showing a solid gain as well.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
October 27, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Durable Goods Orders Slow While Business Investment Remains Sturdy

A customer views a refrigerator displayed for sale at an appliance story in San Jose, Calif. A customer views a refrigerator displayed for sale at an appliance story in San Jose, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

U.S. orders for durable goods increased in August at a slower pace than expected, restrained by declines in bookings for motor vehicles and military equipment, though a gauge of business investment rose more than forecast.

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
September 25, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Durable Goods Orders Unexpectedly Accelerate in July

GE washing machines are displayed at a home appliance store in California. GE washing machines are displayed at a home appliance store in California. Orders for durable goods rose by more than double estimates in July. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

U.S. orders for durable goods rose in July by more than double estimates amid a continued surge in automobile demand, indicating factories will help support the economic rebound in coming months.

Reade Pickert | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2020
Business, Equipment

US Durable Goods Orders Plunge Most Since 2014 on Pandemic

A worker powder coats tools parts in Bushnell, Ill., in 2017. A worker powder coats tools parts in Bushnell, Ill., in 2017. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

U.S. orders for durable goods declined in March by the most since 2014 as the coronavirus and slumping oil prices reverberated through the manufacturing sector and spurred cancelled orders for Boeing Co. airplanes.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

Orders for US Durable Goods Advance 2.4% in December

Unsold Clubman SUVs sit at a Mini dealership in Colorado in August 2019. A line of unsold Clubman SUVs sit at a Mini dealership in Colorado in August 2019. Orders for motor vehicles and parts dipped 0.9% in December. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose in December as a big jump in demand for military aircraft offset a sharp decline in commercial aircraft that reflected Boeing’s continued problems with its 737 Max.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
January 28, 2020
Government, Business

Durable Goods Orders Edge Up 0.2% in August

shoppers look at washer-dryers Shoppers check out washers and dryers at a Boston Home Depot. (Steven Senne/AP)

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods showed a slight increase in August but a key sector that tracks business investment plans declined, likely reflecting fallout from President Donald Trump’s trade wars.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
September 27, 2019
Government, Business

Durable Goods Orders Rise 2.1% in July

Weber grills at Home Depot Weber grills for sale at a Home Depot. (Charles Krupa/AP)

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for large manufactured goods rose for the second straight month, but the strength again came from a big increase in the volatile aircraft category.

Matt Ott | AP Business Writer
August 26, 2019
Business

US Capital-Equipment Orders Fall for Second Consecutive Month

manufacturing George Frey/Bloomberg News

Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment declined in September for a second month, a sign momentum in capital investment has paused as global trade concerns persist, Commerce Department figures showed Oct. 25.

October 25, 2018
Government, Business

Durable Goods Orders in August Jump 4.5%

Durable goods manufacturing Chris Carlson/Associate Press

WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods rose at a healthy pace last month, though the increase was mostly driven by a surge in aircraft demand.

Christopher Rugaber | Associated Press
September 27, 2018
Business

Orders for Durable Goods Were Little Changed in August

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. durable goods were little changed in August and shipments of capital equipment declined for a fourth straight month, indicating lingering weakness in manufacturing.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 28, 2016

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