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US durable goods orders surge in May

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New orders for US manufactured durable goods surged for the second straight month in May, driven by aircraft orders, government data released Tuesday showed. 

A Dreamliner sits on the Boeing assembly plant in Everett, Washington, on June 13, 2012. New orders for US manufactured durable goods surged for the second straight month in May, driven by aircraft orders, according to the Commerce Department.

Durable goods orders rose 3.6 percent in May to $231.0 billion, the Commerce Department said.

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