|Real-time Estimate - 03/02 06:40:17 pm|
US ECONOMICS: December Durable Goods New Orders Below Expectations, Ex-Transport Higher
|01/27/2021 | 08:42am|
Excluding a 1% decline in transportation orders, however, new orders would have been up 0.7% in December after a 0.8% increase in November. Expectations were for a smaller 0.5% increase.
Durable goods shipment rose by 1.4% after a 0.4% increase in November. Excluding transportation, shipments were up 0.8% after a 0.3% gain in the previous month.
Nondefense capital goods orders excluding aircraft were up 0.6% in the month, shipments in the same category rose by 0.5%. These data feed into nonresidential fixed investment for the quarter.