U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Advanced in June

Orders for cars, appliances and other durable goods increased in June, signaling continued strength in the U.S. economy as manufacturers continue to deal with shortages in parts and labor and confront higher material costs. New orders for products meant to last at

Manufacturers' Good Problems

Manufacturers are getting hit by supply-chain bottlenecks, struggling with parts shortages and rising materials prices, and having a hard time finding workers. But don’t let those things detract from the main story: Manufacturers are doing great. The Institute for Supply Management on