New orders for manufactured goods in Sept. rose by $1.3 bln to $515.9 bln after a 1.0% rise in Aug., according to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday.
- Orders for manufactured non-durable goods rose by 0.8% to $254.5 billion.
- Shipments rose by $3.2 billion to reach $511.5 billion after a 0.1% increase in August.
- At the same time, unfilled orders rose for 8 consecutive months by 0.7% to $1,247.3 billion following a 0.9% increase in August.
- Meanwhile, the ratio of unfilled orders-to-shipments was 6.84, down from 6.85 in August.
Inventories rose by $6.3 billion or 0.8% to $756.9 billion, as the inventories-to-shipments ratio remained unchanged from August at 1.48. DXY up +0.01%, EUR USD down -0.03%.