durable goods orders

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A government report which measures consumer spending on long-term purchases, products that are expected to last more than three years. It is intended to offer a gauge of the future of the manufacturing industry. The report is made at 8:30 am EST around the 26th of each month and is thought to provide insight into the future for the manufacturing industry. The reports are broken down by industry, which helps to eliminate the effects of single volatile industries like defense spending.

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You should make sure that you do not ever exceed the space you have when you make any durable goods orders.

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It was a government report called Durable goods orders and I had no interest because things from the government were always terrible.

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The government would often conduct durable goods orders analysis to determine when goods would need to be produced based on longevity of the products.

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