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Manufacturers Add 22,000 Jobs in March

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President Donald Trump argues that he’s getting tough on China’s trade practices to keep domestic manufacturers from dying. One hole in that argument: American factories are coming back to life on their own.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2018
Business

Capital-Equipment Orders Rebound by More Than Forecast

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Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment snapped back in February after two months of declines, consistent with steady manufacturing growth, a Commerce Department report showed March 23.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2018
Government, Business

Trump’s Steel Tariffs Will Hit US Factories Already Jammed

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The steel tariffs that President Donald Trump plans to impose would deal a major blow to U.S. factories, according to an official with an industry group.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2018
Business

Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Pace Since May 2004

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U.S. factories expanded in February at the fastest rate since May 2004, indicating sustained strength in manufacturing as demand remains solid, figures from the Institute for Supply Management showed March 1.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2018
Business

Orders for Business Equipment Unexpectedly Fell in January

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Orders for business equipment at U.S. factories unexpectedly fell for a second month, a sign that demand is cooling from its hot pace in recent quarters, a Commerce Department report showed Feb. 27.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2018
Business

Output at Manufacturers Was Unchanged for Second Month

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U.S. factory output was unchanged in January for a second month after a run of healthy advances consistent with ongoing expansion in the industry, Federal Reserve data showed Feb. 15.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2018
Business

Manufacturing Expands at Close to Quickest Pace Since 2004

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U.S. factories expanded more than forecast in January and near the fastest pace in more than 13 years, indicating manufacturing was still powering ahead at the start of 2018, Institute for Supply Management data showed Feb. 1.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2018
Business

Manufacturing Output Rose in December for a Fourth Month

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U.S. factory production rose for a fourth straight month in December, capping the strongest quarter since 2010 and underscoring a resurgence in manufacturing that’s primed for further advances, Federal Reserve data showed Jan. 17.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
January 17, 2018
Business

Growth in US Manufacturing Eases From a 13-Year High

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Manufacturing remained solid in October even as expansion at U.S. factories cooled from a 13-year high a month earlier, figures from the Institute for Supply Management showed Nov. 1.

Agnel Philip | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2017
Business

US Manufacturing Is Powering Up, Regional Report Cards Show

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America’s factories cranked it up in October, according to the latest regional manufacturing indexes.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2017

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