Continuing the pattern of the past several months, the gains in manufacturing output were concentrated in durable goods
The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that orders for durable goods
- products such as aircraft and appliances expected to last more than three years - fell by an identical 1.
The January DTN Index of Durable Goods
Demand, the first of the monthly index releases, indicates a continuation of sluggish consumer demand for durable goods
Gains were widespread within the durable goods
sector, with only the furniture and primary metals industries declining appreciably.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics surveyed 231 durable goods
manufacturers, and placed "semiconductors and related devices" in the number two position, surpassed only by "electronic computers.
2 percent loss in October; the production of durable goods
While the number received a big boost from aircraft orders, it is clear that durable goods
orders would have been up in any case.
3 percent gain in September; the production of durable goods
4 percent in the third quarter, with the slowdown evident in most major market groups except nondurable consumer goods and durable goods
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The drop in the output of durable consumer goods reflected decreases in the output both of automotive products and of other durable goods
Small and mid-size durable goods
companies face many challenges in today's market including selling brands through multiple channels, rapidly changing customer needs, product diversity and global product availability," said Dr.
The production of durable goods
materials grew 1 percent, with strength throughout the components of this group, including semiconductors, computer parts, basic metals, and the parts used to make motor vehicles.
The market got off to a bit of a slow start thanks to the Commerce Department's durable goods
5 percent, led by sizable gains in business equipment and durable goods