Economic Statistics for 26 Aug 13
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy:
Durable goods orders fell -7.3% in July, with ex-transportation orders down -0.6%. On a year-over-year basis, orders are down -0.3%, but ex-transportation orders are up 5.9%.
The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey shows overall business activity in Texas rose 0.6 points to 5.0, but the production index fell 4.1 points to 7.3.