Supply Chain Management

U.S. durable goods orders fall again in May

By the Associated Press via the Columbus Dispatch

Jun 26, 2017

Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing.

Orders for durable goods — items meant to last at least three years — slid 1.1% in May, the Commerce Department said Monday. It was the second straight decline.

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