US Durable Goods Orders of January inclined cheerfully to come in at 3.0%; better than the forecasted reading of 1.5% and the prior revised reading of 1.9% from 0.3%, while the Durable Ex Transportation for the same period plunged to -0.6%, which is worse than the predicted reading of 1.0% and the prior revised reading of 2.0% from 0.9%.