durable goods orders
Feb 27, 2014 — Thursday's economic news isn't great. More people applied for unemployment benefits and demand for some factory goods was down.
Nov 27, 2013 — Fewer Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week. But fewer orders were placed for equipment and other so-called durable goods in October.
Dec 21, 2012 — The increases add to signs that the economy continues to rebound from the 2007-09 recession and the slow recovery that followed.
Oct 25, 2012 — The number of first-time claims remains stuck in a range between 350,000 and 400,000, though. Meanwhile, a surge in aircraft orders boosted demand for products designed to last three or more years.
Aug 24, 2011 — A 4 percent increase in orders for products designed to last three or more years has set the stage for what could be another good day for the stock market.