durable goods


Durable good are long-lasting goods, such as home appliances, that are bought by consumers. These are for sale in New York City.

What goes into the 'durable goods index'

Jan 27, 2015
Long-lasting goods are one way to measure health of U.S. manufacturing sector.
Posted In: durable goods, Commerce Department, sales

Here's why the durable goods number is soaring

Aug 26, 2014
Today's great durable goods number doesn't necessarily mean that all is well.
Posted In: Boeing, Airlines, 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