Futures shrug off weaker than expected durable goods orders; the $2.2B drop (to $176.7B) was the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Futures shrug off weaker than expected durable goods orders; the $2.2B drop (to $176.7B) was the first monthly decrease in four months. Notable was a 20.4% drop in semiconductor shipments, following a 20.6% plunge last month, reversing 27.8% growth in January. S&P futures +0.35% to 1,206.