U.S. Feb. factory orders fall 0.1%
U.S. Feb. factory orders fall 0.1% (by Robert Schroeder)
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- New orders for U.S. factory-manufactured goods fell by 0.1% in February, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Economists polled by MarketWatch were expecting overall U.S. factory orders to rise by 0.5% in February. Shipments of manufactured goods rose by 0.3%.