NEWS IN BRIEF
- Durable Goods Orders Fall 1.3% in August. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;9/27/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33389, p2
The article presents a report from the U.S. Commerce Department on the biggest decline of new orders for durable goods in August 2010 due to a dip in demand for transportation equipment.
- Durable Goods Orders Increase 4.9% in July. // Bond Buyer;8/27/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33174, p2
The article reports on the growth of the U.S. durable goods orders in July 2009. It notes that the durable goods orders gained a 4.9% surge, its highest since July 2007. It mentions that the event strengthens the evidence of an ongoing economic recovery. Movement of new orders including the...
- Durable Goods Fall To Earth. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/26/2014, pA01
6 Orders for long-lasting goods plunged 18.2% in Aug. A steep decline was expected after a 22.5% surge in July, thanks to
- Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario. // USA Telecommunications Report;Q3 2009, p12
The article discusses the indicators of stability in the economy that signal the beginning of U.S. economic recovery including the increasing consumer spending, new orders for durable goods and decreasing number of jobless claims. Although the mood is positive, expectations should reportedly be...
- 12. HISTORY AND TRENDS. Howell, L. L.; Fisk, George; Hollander, Stanley C. // Journal of Marketing;Oct59, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p99
A section of abstracts summarizes recent articles relating to economic history and trends, including "Competition, Oligopoly, and Research," by Henry H. Villard, published in the December 1958 issue of "The Journal of Political Economy," as well as "The Pattern of Recovery" and "Consumer Durable...
- News This Week: Foreign. // Finance Week;12/1/2003, p6
Reports on the increase in orders for durable goods and big-ticket items in the United States in October 2003. Economic recovery of the U.S.
- ANALYSIS: Europe is ready for cautious optimism. // Mortgage Strategy;8/23/2010, p15
The article offers information on the economic growth in Europe. It mentions that European economic growth increased sharply in the second quarter (Q2) of 2010 which is attributed to Germany. It notes that unemployment rate of 7.6% in Germany is a little lower than at the beginning of the...
- Signs of Cheer for Christmas. // Time;12/6/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 23, p28
The article reports on the economic recovery in U.S. with rise in retail consumer spending. It also reports on the housing boom which has led to increased sales of consumer durables and on the increased spending on clothing and cars. It also discusses the decrease in savings by the Americans and...
- Has Durable Goods Spending Become Less Sensitive to Interest Rates? Van Zandweghe, Willem; Braxton, John Carter // Economic Review (01612387);Fourth Quarter 2013, p5
The article explores the consumer spending on durable goods in the U.S. It reveals that the effect of interest rates on the said category of spending has weakened in the economic recovery of the country. The impact of the decline in interest-rate sensitivity on the reduction of an increasingly...