In nthis Dec. 6, 2010 photo, a line worker assembles a 2011 Dodge Avenger at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods outside ... more 
In nthis Dec. 6, 2010 photo, a line worker assembles a 2011 Dodge Avenger at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods outside of the volatile transportation category rose by the largest amount in eight months in November. Factories saw demand increase for computers, appliances and heavy machinery. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sancya
Sat, Dec 25, 2010 9:18 PM EST