2.9 pct

Global growth, dollar, push durable goods orders up 2.9 pct

WASHINGTON/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.9 percent in December, the fastest pace since June and another sign of strength for American industry, the Commerce Department said Friday. Orders were lifted by a 15.9 percent surge in demand for civilian aircraft and aviation parts, which can bounce around from month to month. … Continue reading Global growth, dollar, push durable goods orders up 2.9 pct