Durable goods rise outside volatile transportation
Friday, September 24, 2021 8:43 AM

Related Stories



(Source: Associated Press/AP Online)By MARTIN CRUTSINGER

WASHINGTON - Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by the largest amount in a year. But excluding the volatile transportation sector, orders posted their best showing in five months.

The Commerce Department says that orders for durable goods dropped 1.3 percent last month, reflecting a huge drop in aircraft demand. But when looking at orders without aircraft and autos, orders rose 2 percent. It reflected strong gains in demand for primary metals such as steel, heavy machinery and computers.

A service of YellowBrix, Inc.

 

Sponsors

Symbol :

Advertisement

Market news:

  • China denounces award of Nobel Prize to dissident Oct 08, 2021 06:41 AM

    • BEIJING - A bitter China has denounced the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo and said the decision would hurt relations with Norway.
    • "Liu Xiaobo is a criminal who has been sentenced by Chinese judicial departments for violating Chinese law," it said.
    • Thorbjoern Jagland, the Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman, said Liu Xiaobo (LEE-o SHAo-boh) was a symbol for the fight for human rights in China and the government should expect that its policies face scrutiny.
      • Governor among 15 killed in Afghan mosque blast Oct 08, 2021 06:37 AM

        • KABUL, Afghanistan - A massive blast at a mosque in northern Afghanistan killed 15 people including the provincial governor in northern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.
        • More than 20 people were wounded in the explosion during Friday prayers at the Shirkat mosque in Takhar province, said Gen. Shah Jahan Noori, provincial police chief.
        • The governor of neighboring Kunduz province, Mohammad Omar, was killed in the blast, Noori said.
          • Pakistan probes video of apparent army executions Oct 08, 2021 06:34 AM

            • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's army chief ordered an inquiry Friday into video clips that show men in soldiers' uniforms gunning down a group of bound and blindfolded detainees.
            • The footage has raised concern over possible extrajudicial killings by a military that receives billions in U.S. aid.
            • The footage is grainy and shows no time stamps, and part of the army inquiry's mission is to determine whether those shown in uniform were actually soldiers, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statement said.
              • Economy likely creating some jobs, but not enough Oct 08, 2021 06:34 AM

                • WASHINGTON - Companies likely added a small number of jobs last month, but hardly enough to bring much relief to the nation's 15 million unemployed.
                • The report is likely to leave President Barack Obama in a precarious position: Democratic members of Congress will face voters with unemployment likely above 9.5 percent.
                • Economists estimate private employers added a net total of 75,000 jobs in September.
                  • 15 dead in Afghan mosque blast, including governor Oct 08, 2021 06:31 AM

                    • KABUL, Afghanistan - A police chief says an explosion at a mosque in northern Afghanistan has killed 15 people, including a provincial governor.
                    • Gen. Shah Jahan Noori, police chief of Takhar province, says more than 20 people were wounded in the explosion, which occurred during Friday prayers.
                    • THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE.

                      More news


Advertisement

    Recent Estimates

AnalystFirm NameSymbolEPS Estimate
johnorganization MU$0.40
XXXXXXXXXX BLUD$0.30
KyprosIndividual AA$0.06
XXXXXXXXXX X$0.30
XXXXXXXXXX FFIV$0.55
XXXXXXXXXX CREE$0.54
gofasterstripesMr Lak CTXS$0.25
XXXXXXXXXX TOT$1.52
XXXXXXXXXX FDS$0.80
XXXXXXXXXX FDX$1.21