U.S. durable-goods orders jump 9.9% in September

Orders for durable goods soared 9.9% in September, mainly because of a rebound in aircraft bookings, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected an 8.3% increase. Excluding transportation, new orders rose a much smaller 2.0%. Core durable-goods orders -…

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U.S. durable-goods orders jump 9.9% in September