Durable Goods Orders up 1.9% to $214.2 billion in November
Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 1.1 percent. Excluding defense, new orders increased 0.6 percent.
- Shipments of manufactured durable goods in November, up three of the last four months, increased 0.1 percent to $209.6 billion. This followed a 0.3 percent October increase.
- Inventories of manufactured durable goods in November, up ten of the last eleven months, increased 0.3 percent to $294.5 billion. This followed a 0.7 percent October increase.
- Nondefense new orders for capital goods in November decreased 0.2 percent to $73.7 billion.
- Defense new orders for capital goods in November increased $2.8 billion or 34.2 percent to $10.9 billion.