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Factory Orders Rise for Fourth Straight Month

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S.-made goods increased for a fourth straight month in March and orders for capital equipment were stronger than previously reported, pointing to a sustained recovery in the manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
May 4, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Expanded Less Than Forecast in April

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

America’s factories expanded less than forecast in April as measures of orders and employment pulled back, Institute for Supply Management data showed May 1.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
May 1, 2017
Business

Factory Output Falls Most Since August Amid Drop in Autos

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers fell in March by the most since August as production of automobiles and parts and business equipment declined, Federal Reserve data showed April 18.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 18, 2017
Business

Manufacturing in US Kept Expanding at Robust Pace in March

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

America’s factories continued to expand in March at a robust pace, demonstrating momentum in an industry that struggled for the better part of the past two years, Institute for Supply Management data showed April 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2017
Business

US Manufacturing Expands at Robust Pace in March

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

America’s factories continued to expand in March at a robust pace, demonstrating momentum in an industry that struggled for the better part of the past two years, Institute for Supply Management data showed April 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2017
Business

Manufacturing Production in Rises for Sixth Straight Month

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers rose in February for a sixth consecutive month, underscoring a sustained rebound in the industry.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2017
Business

FedEx Wins Connecticut Independent Contractor Appeals Court Case

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

An appeals court has ruled that FedEx Ground Package System drivers working out of a terminal in Hartford, Connecticut, are independent contractors and not employees of the package carrier.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Business

Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace Since August 2014

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing expanded in February at the fastest pace since August 2014 as factory managers reported stronger orders and production.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2017
Business

Orders for Durable Goods in US Rebounded 1.8% in January

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Orders for U.S. durable goods rebounded in January, a sign companies remained upbeat at the start of the year.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2017
Business

Factory Production Rises for Fourth Time in Five Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output increased in January for the fourth time in five months amid gains in machinery and chemicals, extending a gradual recovery in manufacturing.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2017

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