U.S. business-equipment orders advance by most in 6 months

ORDERS FOR U.S. BUSINESS EQUIPMENT increased in January by the most in six months. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES
ORDERS FOR U.S. BUSINESS EQUIPMENT increased in January by the most in six months. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES
NEW YORK - Orders placed with United States factories for business equipment rebounded in January by the most in six months, a sign demand is withstanding concerns about slower global growth and the trade war with China. Non-military capital goods orders excluding aircraft - a proxy for business investment - gained 0.8 percent, after a…

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