Factory Orders Off 4.5%; Inventories Rise 0.2%

Ackerman, Andrew
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32333, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 4.5 percent decline in January for new factory orders of manufactured good in the U.S. It was believed that it was the largest decline in nearly six years since an 8.7 percent decline in July 2000. The drop was caused by a decline in defense capital goods orders, decrease in non-defense capital orders and civilian aircraft orders.


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