Durable Goods
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 53.5 55.8 -2.3 Growing Slower 10
Production 55.4 57.5 -2.1 Growing Slower 7
Backlog 46.7 48.4 -1.7 Contracting Faster 4
Employment 53.1 58.6 -5.5 Growing Slower 11
Exports 48.7 50.6 -1.9 Contracting From Growing 1
Supplier Deliveries 54.8 55.7 -0.9 Lengthening Less 32
Material Prices 65.5 67.3 -1.8 Increasing Less 32
Prices Received 52.7 52.7 0.0 Increasing Same 8
Future Business Expectations 71.5 74.5 -3.0 Improving Less 32
Gardner Business Index 52.0 54.4 -2.4 Growing Slower 7