Durable Goods
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 44.0 41.9 2.1 Contracting Slower 4
Production 46.4 44.6 1.8 Contracting Slower 4
Backlog 39.9 38.5 1.4 Contracting Slower 28
Employment 46.9 47.3 -0.4 Contracting Faster 4
Exports 44.4 44.8 -0.4 Contracting Faster 25
Supplier Deliveries 51.4 52.6 -1.2 Lengthening Slower 6
Material Prices 57.1 59.2 -2.1 Increasing Less 5
Prices Received 47.5 47.5 0.0 Decreasing Same 14
Future Business Expectations 63.4 63.4 0.0 Improving Same 56
Gardner Business Index 45.5 44.9 0.6 Contracting Slower 4