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Durable-goods orders and business investment rise more slowly. Is the U.S. economy softening ?

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Durable-goods orders and business investment rise more slowly. Is the U.S. economy softening ?

Orders at U.S. factories for long-lasting goods such as machinery and electronics rose a solid 0.4% in April, signaling the economy was still growing at a steady pace in the early spring.