Durable Goods New Orders Strong Again in May 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines say the durable goods sector again improved significantly in May 2013 . But this growth is not as strong as it seems as it is concentrated in a single sector. Econintersect Analysis: new orders up 3.1% month-over-month, and up 7.7% year-over-year Inflation adjusted new orders are up 5.1% year-over-year

Durable Goods Orders Still Decelerating Despite Fed Money Printing

by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner New orders for manufactured durable goods in April increased $7.2 billion or 3.3 percent to $222.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up two of the last three months, followed a 5.9 percent March decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 1.3 percent. Excluding defense, new orders …

Durable Goods New Orders Rebound in April 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines say the durable goods sector improved significantly in April 2013 – rebounding from a very poor March. This analysis is stronger than the headlines – but is in conflict with industrial production data from the Federal Reserve. Econintersect Analysis: new orders up 6.4% month-over-month, and up 4.4% year-over-year Inflation …