Non-defence capital goods orders surge 1.6% in July
In another positive sign, number of Americans filing for jobless benefits falls last week
Fri, Aug 26, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Initial claims for US state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to 261,000 for the week ended Aug 20.
NEW orders for US manufactured capital goods rose for a second straight month in July as demand for machinery and a range of other products picked up, offering a tentative sign that a business spending downturn was starting to ease.