Market Matters October 2012
November 1, 2012 Leave a comment
The October version of Market Matters is out. Included is information on a Bridge Building Webinar (We will offer full details Friday), Key Market Indicators, Global Market Analysis and many more vital information for the stainless steel industry.
To get your copy, please contact Maureen Meeker at email@example.com
Here is a sample of what is available
Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories
Source: The US Census Bureau 10/25/12
New orders for manufactured durable goods in
September, increased $19.6 billion or 9.9 percent to
$218.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced
today. This increase, up four of the last five months,
followed a 13.1 percent August decrease. Excluding
transportation, new orders increased 2.0 percent.
Excluding defense, new orders increased 9.1 percent.
Shipments of manufactured durable goods in
September, up two of the last three months,
increased $1.8 billion or 0.8 percent to $224.2
billion. This followed a 2.9 percent August decrease.
Unfilled orders for manufactured durable goods
in September, up three of the last four months,
increased $1.6 billion or 0.2 percent to $980.8 billion.
This increase followed a 1.7 percent August decrease.
Inventories of manufactured durable goods in
September, up thirty-two of the last thirty-three
months, increased $0.9 billion or 0.3 percent to
$372.9 billion. This was at the highest level since the series
was first published on a NAICS basis