durable goods

PODCAST: Facebook buys Oculus, and its headaches

Mar 26, 2014
Orders for durable goods are up. And, the first time in more than a century, Americans are eating more chicken than beef.
Posted In: Facebook, Oculus VR, chicken, durable goods

Durable goods orders paint mixed picture

Oct 25, 2013
A little good news on the economic front. Maybe. Maybe?
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Orders for durable goods ticked up slightly, but not by much

Sep 25, 2013
Orders for durable goods went up 0.1 percent.
Posted In: durable goods, Economy

Durable goods turn out to be a summer flop

Aug 26, 2013
Durable goods orders fell sharply in July.
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Optimism! American companies buy big ticket items

Jan 28, 2013
An unexpected jump in orders for durable goods is a great sign for manufacturing and the economy.
Posted In: durable goods, Fed

Durable goods orders are a sign of what's to come

Aug 24, 2012
Durable goods encompass a broad swath of the economy and tend to be items consumers forgo in tough times.
Posted In: durable goods

Durable goods orders down over 1%

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.
Posted In: durable goods

Consumer spending up 0.8% in February

Mar 30, 2012
Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer spending, durable goods

Sales of manufactured goods falter

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.
Posted In: durable goods, manufacturing, economic indicator

Durable goods: More economic green shoots

Jan 26, 2012
Durable goods purchases were up in December, reinforcing the feeling that the economy is making a recovery. Should we believe the hype?
Posted In: Fed, Ben Bernanke, durable goods