New orders for manufactured durable goods fell 0.1% in September, following a 0.3% increase in August, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Shipments of manufactured durable goods, up three of the last four months, rose 0.8% to $234.5 billion.
Inventories of manufactured durable goods rose 0.1% to $384 billion, following a 0.1% August increase. Machinery led the increase, rising 0.5% to $66 billion.
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