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U.S. durable goods unexpectedly fall in May (Unexpected Alert!)
reuters ^

Posted on 06/25/2014 4:18:36 PM PDT by Perdogg

Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly fell in May, suggesting an anticipated rebound in growth this quarter could fall short of expectations, even as a measure of business capital spending plans rose.

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1 posted on 06/25/2014 4:18:36 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Global Warming is a Real Killer , D’oh


2 posted on 06/25/2014 4:20:21 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Perdogg

It must have been because of the harsh winter.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 4:20:45 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Perdogg

People are having to cough up those Obamacare premiums.

Nothing much left after that for many folks


4 posted on 06/25/2014 4:21:57 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Perdogg

Well, you see, the numbers were artifically reduced by the bitter cold and ice storms in the Northeast in May. So there is nothing to worry about.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 4:22:05 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Perdogg

pollen


6 posted on 06/25/2014 4:22:46 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

We were told that May was the hottest month ever. How can this be?


7 posted on 06/25/2014 4:22:47 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

Hmmm. This comes in the wake of the declining GDP. Are we ready for another recession?


8 posted on 06/25/2014 4:23:08 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: RckyRaCoCo

9 posted on 06/25/2014 4:26:27 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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To: Perdogg

Glad I never started that drinking game. My liver wouldn’t be functional by now.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 4:30:13 PM PDT by FreedomOfExpression
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To: 4Liberty

11 posted on 06/25/2014 4:31:08 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: molson209
Global Warming is a Real Killer

File Under: Bush Did It

12 posted on 06/25/2014 4:35:32 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Perdogg
It's time to place the blame right where it belongs, Comrade. Blame it on the weather, foreign spies, greedy capitalists, Hooligans, and the Tea Party. There is plenty of blame to pass around.

With Pravda, Trud, Red Star and Izvestiya reporting exclusively for us, it should be no problem convincing the masses what is the source of this dastardly deed against The People!

When we catch the culprits, we will take them into the cellars where they belong and with our truncheons and pliers they will squeal like pigs in their haste to confess their awful crimes against The People!

ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE!!

13 posted on 06/25/2014 4:43:40 PM PDT by Gritty (The war is over. We won. - Michael Yon, Top Iraq War Correspondent, 07/21/2008)
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To: RckyRaCoCo

14 posted on 06/25/2014 4:49:10 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

“””””Hmmm. This comes in the wake of the declining GDP. Are we ready for another recession?”””””””

We never left the last one.


15 posted on 06/25/2014 4:56:21 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Perdogg
What could possibly be the problem?


16 posted on 06/25/2014 5:21:18 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Iron Munro

A shrinking economy and inflation has made everyone about 4-5% poorer in a short amount of time.


17 posted on 06/25/2014 5:24:38 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Perdogg

Many people have replaced larger vehicles with smaller vehicles and assumed that they could continue driving many miles without spending too much on fuel. Many are beginning to realize that they needed to adjust their driving habits, and fuel prices will probably increase much further into the foreseeable future.

When that fuel leaves exhaust pipes, it’s gone. Recreation in faraway places becomes nothing more than memories.

Some of the Joneses know that money can be much better spent on items like generators, small PV solar power plants, batteries, materials for alternative heating energy, getting into much smaller houses, food with good shelf life, toiletries, garden seeds, tools, etc.


18 posted on 06/25/2014 5:40:33 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Perdogg

It is impossible to make rational investment decisions. The numbers from the government are just plain not believable. The Fed has chosen the banks over savers in a fruitless attempt to affect economic growth or so they say. The market itself is irrational. Good news, bad news, no news it increases P/E ratios as middle class spending power continuously shrinks. Crazy stuff.


19 posted on 06/25/2014 5:44:34 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Perdogg
Durable goods orders would have been even LOWER, but bad weather in many parts of the country kept several areas from reporting their dismal numbers.
20 posted on 06/25/2014 5:53:44 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Perdogg
Orders for durable goods is a routinely volatile measure. Probably this fluctuation means little.
21 posted on 06/25/2014 5:59:35 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: digger48

“People are having to cough up those Obamacare premiums. Nothing much left after that for many folks”

I think it is worse than that; people have to buy food and such.


22 posted on 06/25/2014 8:14:03 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: shelterguy

“We never left the last one.”

You’re right; here in NJ there was never any recovery, just convenient scapegoats (9/11, George Bush, Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy, polar vortex, blah blah blah). The whole time, more businesses closed, more houses were foreclosed, and less Americans were born...NJ now has a huge imported population, and there is little “American” left here.


23 posted on 06/25/2014 8:21:45 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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