Orders for U.S. Durable Goods Rose More Than Forecast in May

Orders for U.S. Durable Goods Rose More Than Forecast in May

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Growing demand for cars and trucks and gains in homebuilding are helping counter weakness in export markets, benefiting manufacturers such as BorgWarner Inc. and United Technologies Corp. Businesses may also decide to replace aging equipment, which will help bolster expansion in the second half of 2013.