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Manufacturing Expands at Best Pace in Five Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing expanded in November at the fastest pace in five months, indicating American producers are finding more relief in resilient domestic demand.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 1, 2016
Business

Manufacturing Output Rises for a Second Month in October

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers rose for a second month in October, a sign the industry is gradually recovering from a prolonged period of weakness.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
November 16, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Rise, but Sector Still Struggling to Emerge From Slump

Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a third straight month in September, but a further decline in order books suggested the manufacturing sector will struggle to emerge from a prolonged slump.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
November 3, 2016
Business

The US Manufacturing Sector Is Still Just Plodding Along

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

America’s factories barely expanded in October as faster production cushioned a slowdown in orders that signals the manufacturing sector is plodding along.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2016
Business

Factory Production Rises for Third Time in Four Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Output at U.S. manufacturers rose for the third time in four months on production of consumer goods and construction materials, a sign the industry is recovering from a prolonged spell of weakness.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 17, 2016
Business

Manufacturing Expanded at Modest Pace in September

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing expanded at a modest pace in September after unexpectedly shrinking a month earlier, underscoring limited progress for the battered sector.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2016
Government, Business

Long-Term Highway Funding Fix Achievable Before FAST Act Expires, Says Rep. Sam Graves

Graves courtesy of ARTBA

The chairman of the subcommittee on highways in the House said he is optimistic Congress will agree on a long-term funding fix for infrastructure projects before a highway law expires in 2020.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2016
Business

Factory Output Declines More Than Forecast in August

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Output at American manufacturers fell more than economists forecast in August, a sign the industry is having trouble finding its footing.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 15, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Post Largest Increase in Nine Months

Fiat Chrysler/Handout via Reuters

New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their largest increase in nine months in July as demand increased broadly, an encouraging sign for the embattled manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
September 2, 2016
Business

Manufacturing Contracts for First Time in Six Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in six months, amid slumping orders and production that raise concern of renewed industrial weakness.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2016

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