StockMarketWire.com - US durable good orders in October fell by 4.4% to $248.5bn, according to the Census Bureau.

Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.1%.

Both readings were below market expectations for a 2.2% fall in durable goods orders and a 0.4% rise in orders excluding transportation, also known as 'core' orders. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com