Durable-goods orders rise 4.6%
Aircraft key to December gain; core-capital category slows
Posted: January 29, 2013 at 3:16 a.m.
Demand for long-lasting manufactured goods in the United States rose sharply in December on strong gains in aircraft orders. But companies slowed their orders of goods that signal investment plans, indicating manufacturing could stay choppy in 2013.
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Business, Pages 21 on 01/29/2013