Durable Goods
Sub-Indices June May Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 41.9 46.4 -4.5 Contracting Faster 3
Production 44.6 47.5 -2.9 Contracting Faster 3
Backlog 38.5 39.8 -1.3 Contracting Faster 27
Employment 47.3 49.6 -2.3 Contracting Faster 3
Exports 44.8 46.1 -1.3 Contracting Faster 24
Supplier Deliveries 52.6 52.3 0.3 Lengthening Faster 5
Material Prices 59.2 59.0 0.2 Increasing More 4
Prices Received 47.5 49.1 -1.6 Decreasing More 13
Future Business Expectations 63.4 65.4 -2.0 Improving Less 55
Gardner Business Index 44.9 47.0 -2.1 Contracting Faster 3