United States Durable Goods Orders excl. Defense m/m

Country:
United States
USD, US dollar
Source:
Sector:
Business
Low -1.2% 1.9%
-0.9%
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-0.3%
-1.2%
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Durable Goods Orders excl. Defense m/m represent a change in the value of orders received by US manufacturers of durable goods in the reported period compared to the previous one. Durable goods are the goods expected to last more than three years, such as appliances, equipment, etc.

Weapons and defense products are excluded from the calculation.

The indicator calculation includes all new orders confirmed by mandatory legal documents (contracts, letters, checks, etc.). Canceled orders are not included in the report.

Data for processing are collected from the survey of more than 5,000 manufacturers of durable goods representing 92 industries.

'Durable Goods Orders' is a leading economic indicator of industrial production. Usually, companies and consumers create such orders when they are confident of economy growth. In addition, production of durable goods takes more time than non-durables. Therefore, this report can be used by investors to prepare a forecast for the near-term load of industrial enterprises, as well to assess the potential of investment in engineering, technological production, etc.

The data is highly volatile due to the high cost of goods, that is why data for several months are usually analyzed. The growth in the number of durable goods orders can positively affect US dollar quotes.

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The chart of the entire available history of the "United States Durable Goods Orders excl. Defense m/m" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Sep 2019
-1.2%
1.9%
-0.9%
Aug 2019
-0.6%
0.1%
1.3%
Jul 2019
1.4%
-0.3%
3.1%
Jun 2019
3.1%
1.3%
-1.2%
May 2019
-0.6%
1.4%
-3.3%
Apr 2019
-2.5%
-0.6%
0.1%
Mar 2019
2.3%
1.2%
-1.7%
Feb 2019
-1.9%
-3.8%
0.4%
Jan 2019
0.7%
-1.5%
2.2%
Dec 2018
1.8%
4.0%
0.0%
Nov 2018
-0.1%
4.1%
-1.4%
Oct 2018
-1.2%
1.2%
-1.4%
Sep 2018
-0.6%
-1.4%
2.5%
Aug 2018
2.6%
4.2%
-0.6%
Jul 2018
-1.0%
0.7%
1.2%
Jun 2018
1.5%
3.1%
-1.4%
May 2018
-1.5%
1.8%
-1.5%
Apr 2018
-1.9%
-6.2%
4.3%
Mar 2018
2.8%
-1.6%
3.0%
Feb 2018
2.5%
1.2%
-2.5%
Jan 2018
-2.7%
-5.6%
2.2%
Dec 2017
2.2%
-0.3%
1.5%
Nov 2017
1.0%
3.9%
0.0%
Oct 2017
-0.8%
-1.5%
2.4%
Sep 2017
2.0%
1.3%
2.6%
Aug 2017
2.2%
2.0%
-7.9%
Jul 2017
-7.8%
-1.2%
6.4%
Jun 2017
6.7%
0.4%
May 2017
-0.6%
-0.9%
Apr 2017
-0.8%
1.1%
Mar 2017
0.1%
2.7%
Feb 2017
2.1%
2.1%
Jan 2017
1.5%
1.2%
Dec 2016
1.7%
-6.8%
Nov 2016
-6.6%
5.1%
Oct 2016
5.2%
1.4%
Sep 2016
0.7%
-0.7%
Aug 2016
-1.0%
3.0%
Jul 2016
3.8%
-4.0%
Jun 2016
-3.9%
-1.6%
May 2016
-0.9%
3.7%
Apr 2016
3.7%
-0.6%
Mar 2016
-1.0%
-2.3%
Feb 2016
-1.9%
3.7%
Jan 2016
4.5%
-2.5%
Dec 2015
-2.9%
-2.0%
Nov 2015
-1.5%
3.0%
Oct 2015
3.2%
-1.6%
Sep 2015
-2.0%
-2.1%
Aug 2015
-1.0%
0.9%

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