Factory Orders

October 4, 2012 - 12:35 PM
FILE-In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, file photo, quality specialist Teri Evans, left, and packer Wendy Jackson, right, check a window pane as quality manager Sebastian Kahle looks on during a tour of the SKD packaging facility at BLG Logistics, Inc. in Vance, Ala. Orders to U.S. factories fell in August, mostly because of a sharp drop in volatile aircraft orders. The decline offset an increase in orders that reflect corporate investment plans. (AP Photo/Tuscaloosa News, Dusty Compton, File)