Durable Goods
Sub-Indices June May Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 49.0 48.7 0.3 Contracting Slower 3
Production 50.6 50.5 0.1 Growing Faster 18
Backlog 42.6 41.5 1.1 Contracting Slower 15
Employment 49.7 50.3 -0.6 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 43.8 46.1 -2.3 Contracting Faster 12
Supplier Deliveries 53.1 53.4 -0.3 Lengthening Less 43
Material Prices 55.6 55.4 0.2 Increasing More 43
Prices Received 48.2 50.2 -2.0 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Future Business Expectations 66.1 66.9 -0.8 Improving Less 43
Gardner Business Index 48.1 48.4 -0.3 Contracting Faster 3