Durable Goods
Sub-Indices May April Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 60.8 56.7 4.1 Growing Faster 7
Production 61.8 57.1 4.7 Growing Faster 10
Backlog 51.6 51.2 0.4 Growing Faster 5
Employment 58.9 55.1 3.8 Growing Faster 8
Exports 50.0 47.3 2.7 Flat From Contracting 1
Supplier Deliveries 58.9 57.0 1.9 Lengthening Faster 16
Material Prices 69.3 69.5 -0.2 Increasing Less 6
Prices Received 54.1 53.4 0.7 Increasing More 6
Future Business Expectations 76.4 78.1 -1.7 Improving Less 66
Gardner Business Index 57.0 54.1 2.9 Growing Faster 7