U.S. Factory Orders Fall In September For Second Straight Month

By Jeffry BartashMarketWatch Pulse

​WASHINGTON - Orders for goods produced in U.S. factories fell 1.0% in ​September to mark the second decline in a row​, the Commerce Department said ​Tues​day. That was weaker than Wall Street had expected. Orders for durable goods -- products meant to last at least three years -- declined 1.2% in ​September​. Orders for nondurable goods slipped 0.8%. In August, orders fell by a revised 2.1%.

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