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Durable goods orders

FreightWaves Staff Friday, December 21, 2018

Durable orders come up short in the latest troubling sign for manufacturing

Manufacturers’ new orders for durable goods posted a modest rebound in November, driven by a surge in aircraft orders. Orders excluding transportation fell for the second time in three months. This is the latest in a string of disappointing releases from manufacturing, raising some questions about the health of one of the key drivers of freight demand headed into next year.

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