Tag Archives: November 2018

Factory Orders Declined 2.0 percent in November

New orders for manufactured goods decreased 0.6 percent to $499.2 billion in November, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The decrease followed a 2.1 percent decrease in October. New orders for manufactured durable goods increased 0.7 percent to $250.8 billion in November. Transportation equipment drove the increase, up 3.0 percent to $87.0 billion. Shipments of manufactured durable goods increased 0.7 ...

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Construction Spending Rate Rose 1.3 percent in November

Construction spending increased 1.3 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of $1,299.9 billion, in November, according to the Census Bureau. November’s figure is 3.4 percent greater than the November 2017 estimate of $1,257.3 billion. Total private construction was $993.4 billion SAAR, a 1.3 percent increase from the revised October estimate of $980.4 billion. This represents a 2.3 percent ...

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