Manufacturing and mining shipments

People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after North Korea carried out a missile test over the weekend. Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2017 - 5:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's index rose Monday, helped by a weaker yen and strong readings in a manufacturing survey, while many markets in Europe and the rest of Asia were closed for holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe, including France, Germany and Great Britain, were closed for...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, washers and dryers appear on display for sale at a J.C. Penney store in Pittsburgh. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March 2017 as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 27, 2017 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods rose a slight 0.7 percent in March, the weakest showing since a 0.9 percent...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, photo, washers and dryers appear on display for sale at a J.C. Penney store in Pittsburgh. On Friday, March 24, 2017, the Commerce Department releases its February report on durable goods. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 24, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Greater demand for commercial aircraft helped U.S. businesses increase their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in February, but a key category that tracks business investment plans slipped slightly. The Commerce Department said Friday that orders for durable goods rose 1...
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