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  • H.S. Borji

    New orders for US factory goods declined unexpectedly in January, a sign weak energy prices and waning international demand continued to pressure domestic factory production. US factory orders declined 0.2 percent in January following a downwardly revised drop of 3.5 percent in December, the Commerce Department reported in Washington. A median estimate of economists called

  • H.S. Borji

    US manufacturing activity in February slowed to its lowest level in more than a year, as new orders and overall production expanded at a slower rate. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of national service activity declined 0.6 percentage point to 52.9 in February. A median estimate of economists called for a slide to 53.1.

  • H.S. Borji
    Business » US Factory Orders Plunge in December
    H.S. Borji - February 3, 2015, 15:07 GMT

    New orders for US factory goods declined more than forecast in December, as weak energy prices and a volatile international market continued to underlie market trends. US factory orders declined 3.4 percent to $471.5 billion in December, following a downwardly revised drop of 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department reported today in Washington. Economists

  • H.S. Borji

    US manufacturing growth cooled more than forecast in January, as new orders continued to moderate in the latest sign uneven global demand was weighing on domestic producers. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of US manufacturing activity eased to 53.5 from 55.5. A median estimate of economists called for a drop to 54.5. The US

  • H.S. Borji

    US manufacturing growth weakened again in January, as new orders expanded at the slowest rate in 12 months and business growth eased to a one-year low. Markit Group’s flash estimate of US manufacturing activity was 53.7 in January, down from a final December reading of 53.9. The reading was below the consensus estimate, which called for a

  • H.S. Borji

    US durable goods orders declined unexpectedly in November, as business investment waned and demand for military equipment deteriorated in the final stretch of 2014. Orders for manufactured goods meant to last three years or more declined 0.7 percent to $242.3 billion in November, following a gain of 0.3 percent the previous month, the Commerce Department

  • H.S. Borji

    The US manufacturing industry expanded faster than forecast in November, as new orders and overall production levels remained elevated, a sign factory activity continued to be a main linchpin of economic growth in the fourth quarter despite the recent slowdown. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of US manufacturing activity eased to 58.7 from 59.0.

  • H.S. Borji

    US durable goods orders rebounded in October following two consecutive monthly declines, although the underlying trend continued to show a broad slowdown in business investment in the second half of the year. Orders for manufactured goods meant to last three years rose 0.4 percent to $243.8 billion in October, following a revised drop of 0.9

  • H.S. Borji

    The US manufacturing industry weakened further in November, as output and new order growth softened as a result of declining export sales, suggesting global headwinds were beginning to weigh on US business. Markit Group’s flash estimate of US manufacturing activity was 54.7 in November, down from the previous month’s reading of 55.9. A median estimate

  • H.S. Borji

    The US manufacturing industry fell to a three-month low October, as new business growth weakened to its lowest level since January, while the pace of employment growth remained steady. Markit Group’s flash estimate of US manufacturing activity was 56.2 in October, down from the previous month’s reading of 57.5. A median estimate of economists called

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