Durable Goods
Sub-Indices November October Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 51.6 49.4 2.2 Growing From Contracting 1
Production 51.9 50.8 1.1 Growing Faster 4
Backlog 44.4 42.3 2.1 Contracting Slower 32
Employment 51.4 50.3 1.1 Growing Faster 2
Exports 47.4 47.3 0.1 Contracting Slower 29
Supplier Deliveries 53.7 51.6 2.1 Lengthening Faster 10
Material Prices 57.2 56.3 0.9 Increasing More 9
Prices Received 48.6 49.1 -0.5 Decreasing More 18
Future Business Expectations 78.9 66.8 12.1 Improving More 60
Gardner Business Index 50.1 48.6 1.5 Growing From Contracting 1