Economic Statistics for 28 Jan 13
The following US economic statistics were announced today:
Durable goods orders jumped a better-than-expected 4.6% in December on a spike in aircraft orders. Ex-transportation orders rose 1.3%.
The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey slipped to 5.5 in January from the prior reading of 6.8, but the production index jumped 10 points to 12.9.
The Pending Home Sales Index fell 4.3% to 101.7 in December, as tight supplies are drying up the availability of homes.