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Very Weak Durable Goods Could Cloud GDP Hopes

Those hoping that fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) is going to look good on Friday are going to have to factor in what a dovish Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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Durable Goods Hang Tough

Economists and business owners alike have grown used to the notion that durable goods can be among the most volatile of all monthly economic readings. It turns out that durable ...
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Durable Goods Not Weak Enough to Alter GDP Estimates, but Revisions Look Worse

Durable goods came in with a negative reading for the month of September. This is bad because it marks the last month of the third quarter, and that may portend ...
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Durable Goods Tick Lower in August

New orders for durable goods were not all that durable in August. The only good news here is that the drop was not as bad as economists had expected prior ...
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Durable Goods Proved to Be Quite Durable in July

The U.S. Department of Commerce has reported that durable goods orders were rather durable in July. New orders rose by 2.0%, much better than the -0.4% expected by Bloomberg and ...
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Durable Goods Weak in May — Until You Look at the Core Reading

Durable goods proved not to be all that durable for the U.S. economy in the month of May. The headline durable goods report was -1.8%, far worse than the consensus ...
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Q1 GDP Expectations to Be Made or Broken by Durable Goods

Friday's durable goods report from the U.S. Commerce Department likely will be the last big-ticket economic report that shapes next week's gross domestic product (GDP) report. After all, this is ...
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Durable Goods So Bad That They Are Good for the Markets

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its reading for durable goods in the month of February. Before getting into the nitty-gritty, and before showing how negative this number is, investors ...
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Finally, a Good Durable Goods Report

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its durable goods reading for the month of January. While this number is highly volatile, despite the direction of the economy, the headline number ...
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Durable Goods So Weak That It Will Likely Lower GDP Forecasts

Each monthly report of durable goods orders can cause brief market elation or panic due to how volatile the numbers are. The U.S. Department of Commerce has reported that durable ...
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Durable Goods Not Even in Same Ballpark as GDP

The third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) may have blown estimates out of the water, but the more recent durable goods report looked awful on the headline reading for November. This ...
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Mixed News on Durable Goods

The U.S. Department of Commerce released the durable goods orders report for the month of October Wednesday morning. The new orders index came in at 0.4% against a Bloomberg consensus ...
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Durable Goods Orders Fall Again in September

The U.S. Department of Commerce released the durable goods report for the month of September on Tuesday morning. New orders for manufactured durable goods in September fell 1.3% to $241.6 ...
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Durable Goods Show Record Decline, Following Record Gain

Durable goods are showing a record drop for the month of August, but that is on the heels of a record gain in the month of July. August's durable goods ...
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Factory Orders Surge, Thanks to Airplane Orders

The U.S. Commerce Department's report on factory orders for July was released on Wednesday, and the headline gain was a whopping 10.5%. Dow Jones had called for a gain of ...
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