Jan 28, 2013 An unexpected jump in orders for durable goods is a great sign for manufacturing and the economy.
Aug 24, 2012 Durable goods encompass a broad swath of the economy and tend to be items consumers forgo in tough times.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 26, 2012 Durable goods -- like computers and equipment -- are one way to measure for how much companies are investing in future growth. In word: They're not. Durable goods orders were down more than a percent in June -- the most in five months.
Mar 30, 2012 Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Feb 28, 2012 Durable goods, ranging from computers to refrigerators to planes, fell in January. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the economy is sputtering.