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August prelim US durable goods orders +1.7% vs +1.0% expected

Durable goods orders highlights
– was -6.8%
– Ex-transportation +0.2% vs +0.2% exp
– Prior ex transport +0.6% (revised to +0.8%)
– Prior capital goods orders nondefense ex air +1.0% (revised to +1.1%)
More good news for the US dollar. The headline, the details and the revisions were all higher. USD/JPY is only up a handful of pips on