April big-ticket durable goods orders slipped 4.8% or $10.5 billion

New orders for manufactured durable goods in April decreased $10.5 billion or 4.8 percent to $210.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This decrease follows two consecutive monthly increases, which includes a 6.6 percent March increase.

Shipments of manufactured durable goods in April, down following two consecutive monthly increases, decreased $2.0 billion or 0.9 percent to $207.0 billion. This followed a 0.3 percent March increase.

Inventories of manufactured durable goods in April, up three of the last four months, increased $2.2 billion or 0.8 percent to $277.8 billion. This followed a 1.0 percent March increase.

Nondefense new orders for capital goods in April decreased $4.6 billion or 6.0 percent to $72.5 billion. Defense new orders for capital goods in April decreased $2.4 billion or 24.2 percent to $7.7 billion.

Previous: « New home sales rise in April, but 5.7% below sales year ago

Next : » China's Online-Games Beat the Box-Office


  ABOUT    CONTACT Metrics 2.0 RSS Feeds RSS   Metrics 2.0 Widgets for your site or blog WIDGETS   ARCHIVES


Enter Email for Daily Feed Delivery: