2nd straight month

WASHINGTON | Orders for US durable goods fall for 2nd straight month

WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods declined for the second straight month in May, as demand for cars, metal products and aircraft fell. The Commerce Department said Wednesday durable goods orders — items meant to last at least three years, from washing machines to tractors — dropped 0.6 percent last month. That followed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Orders for US durable goods fall for 2nd straight month