goods

Government, Business, Logistics

US Goods-Trade Gap Unexpectedly Narrows on Drop in Imports

Gantry cranes stand past a tractor-trailer truck at the Port of Baltimore in March 2020. Gantry cranes stand past a tractor-trailer truck at the Port of Baltimore in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in September from the prior month’s record as imports declined for the first time in four months.

Eric Martin | Bloomberg News
October 28, 2020
Business

Durable-Goods Orders Rose Less Than Forecast in March

Leila Navidi/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Orders for durable goods rose less than forecasted in March as demand for automobiles, fabricated-metal products and machinery all declined, Commerce Department data showed April 27.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
April 27, 2017
Business

Orders for Durable Goods Increase More Than Forecast

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. durable goods increased more than forecast in February, a sign companies are confident about the outlook for the economy.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 24, 2017
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
Business, Technology, Government

Capital Goods Orders Unexpectedly Drop Most in Three Months

Meg Roussos/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. business equipment unexpectedly declined in May by the most in three months, pointing to weakness in investment even before the likely damage to confidence stemming from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2016
Business

Orders for Durable Goods Rose Less Than Forecast in March

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. durable goods climbed less than forecast in March as demand for capital equipment remained weak, a sign that a diminished growth outlook is impeding investment.

April 26, 2016
Business

Orders for Durable Goods Decline in Broad-Based Slowdown

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Orders for durable goods fell in February for the third time in four months, reflecting a broad-based slowdown that underscores lingering softness in U.S. capital investment.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 24, 2016
Business, Technology, Government

Orders for Business Equipment in US Unexpectedly Decline

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Orders for business equipment unexpectedly declined in September as tepid global markets gave American companies little reason to expand.

October 27, 2015
Business

Durable Goods Increase 3.4% in June

Orders for business equipment rose in June for just the second time this year as U.S. factories start to regain their footing after a weak spell.

July 27, 2015
Business

Capital Goods Orders Rise for Second Time This Year

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Orders for business equipment rose in May for just the second time this year, indicating demand for American-made manufactured goods is stabilizing.

June 23, 2015

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