Missed completely and totally.http://www.zerohedge.com/article/durable-goods-broadly-miss-expectations-push-10-year-244-lowest-january-2009
Not good. Orders "increased" by .3% which missed "expectations" of +2.8%.
Non-Defense Capital good excluding aircraft came in at an "unexpected" -8.0%. Ouch.
Good thing that Stimulus was passed! Summer of Recovery!
Really, the Stimulus Bill was the answer to the question the economy didn't ask.