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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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Durable Goods Gain of 22.6% Only Huge in the Headline

Durable goods orders for July were reported Tuesday morning. Regardless of the headlines, this is one of the most volatile readings from month to month. The July reading for durable goods ...
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June Durable Goods Likely Saved Second-Quarter GDP

Friday's report on durable goods was one we were paying close attention to. After all, this is the last major broad production and consumption number ahead of the first look ...
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GDP and Durable Goods Pancake Growth

Two economic readings will be the talk of the market on Wednesday. The first is a very poor turnout of first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) revision. The second is ...
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Durable Goods Prove to Be Very Durable in March

Were prior reports on durable goods kept lower due to weather? It seems so. The March durable goods report from the Department of Commerce came in at a headline reading ...
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Durable Goods Better Than Headline Data Suggests

The Commerce Department's reading on durable goods is one of the most volatile economic reports issued each month. Then there is the notion that weather in much of the Midwest ...
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Durable Goods So Weak They Changed the Name to Dismal Goods

Tuesday's top economic report was the durable goods report for December, and unfortunately it is a very ugly number. The headline durable goods report from the Commerce Department was negative ...
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New Jobless Claims, Durable Goods Orders Both Lower

A veritable blizzard of economic data is set for release Wednesday, just in time to give everyone something to chew over before the Thanksgiving holiday. First out are the advance ...
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