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Orders for U.S. durable goods rose 2.2% in February largely because of higher bookings for autos and aircraft, but a broader measure of business investment fell for the fourth time in six months, according to new government data. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected durable-goods orders to be unchanged. Stripping out the volatile transportation sector, orders rose a smaller 0.2% in February, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. Orders for core capital goods - a measure of business investment - fell 1.3% last month and the increase in January was revised lower. Shipments of core capital goods, a category used to calculate quarterly economic growth, advanced 0.5%. Orders for January, meanwhile, were revised to show a 1.3% drop instead of a 1.0% decline.