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Durable Goods Not So Durable in May

If there is one economic report that is perhaps the most volatile of them all, that can disappoint in good times or can be high in bad times, it is ...
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Why a Weak Durable Goods Report May Be Ignored

The first quarter of 2017 was marked with strong consumer confidence, solid spending and even better than expected corporate earnings. That did not translate into a very strong durable goods ...
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Durable Goods Show Mixed Turnout for January

If there is one economic report that is the most volatile of them all, it has to be the one on durable goods. These are the longer-lasting big-ticket items bought ...
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Why Weak GDP and Weak Durable Goods Should Not Matter, at Least This Time Around

The only way to describe Friday's key economic reports would be disappointing. The durable goods reading for December was soft, and the first-quarter look at fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) ...
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October Durable Goods Orders Surged Higher

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its Durable Goods report for the month of October and it was a strong number across the board. 24/7 Wall St. would remind investors, ...
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Durable Goods for September Offers Mixed View for Q3 GDP

If there is one economic report that can be extremely volatile, regardless of the direction of the broader economy, it has to be the monthly report on durable goods. This ...
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Durable Goods Looking Muted

Durable goods are showing not to be all that durable, and this matters as it can add up to a lot of the impact on gross domestic product (GDP). This ...
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Did Durable Goods Just Set the Stage for a Rate Hike?

The week of August 26 has been full of waiting and waiting for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The markets are looking for any sign ...
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Durable Goods Strength Skewed by Aircraft Orders

Thursday's report on durable goods was, no pun intended, quite durable. The headline report showed a gain of 3.4% in the month of April. This was handily higher than the ...
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Will Durable Goods Bring Another Disappointment?

If there is one economic release that can bring big swings to expectations, it is the monthly durable goods report. This is also one of the most volatile of all economic ...
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Durable Goods Look Unenthusiastic for March

Many of the economic reports are turning out to be disappointing or just unenthusiastic in April and in catch-up reports for March. You can add the report measuring durable goods for the ...
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Will Durable Goods Alter GDP Expectations?

Thursday is likely to make a splash on the economic front. Economists and investors alike are trying to see just how good, or how weak, the gross domestic product (GDP) ...
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Durable Goods Prove Quite Durable for January

Thursday's economic reports were dominated by an unusually strong report on durable goods in January. The Commerce Department indicated that the headline durable goods reading, the big-ticket items that last ...
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Durable Goods and GDP Could Show Opposite Directional Readings

This week is going to be an interesting week for key economic reports. We will get a fresh read on January's Durable Goods orders, which can of course impact Gross ...
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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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