Orders for Durable Goods Jump 3.4% in February

Orders for Durable Goods Jump 3.4% in February

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abengoa-bioenergy.jpgOrders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in February, increasing 3.4 percent, contradicting economists who had expected a 2 percent drop. It was the strongest one-month gain in 14 months. Demand rose for military aircraft and parts, machinery, computers and fabricated metal products.

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