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Factory Production Drops for First Time in Three Months

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing an anemic recovery in manufacturing after an extended slowdown.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 14, 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

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

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

Factory Production Increases More Than Expected

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Factory production in the United States grew 0.5% last month, the fastest pace in a year, as mining rebounded and utility use climbed, data from the Federal Reserve showed Aug. 16 in Washington.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 16, 2016
Business

Manufacturing Growth Cooled in July From One-Year High

Stephen Morton/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing expanded in July, though at a slower pace, indicating gradual improvement that could help the economy emerge from a weak first half of the year.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2016
Business

Factory Production Falls More Than Expected on Vehicle Output

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Factory production fell more than forecast in May, reflecting declining output of vehicles and business equipment that show U.S. manufacturing is still hobbled by weak global demand.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2016
Business

Factory Output Increases for First Time in Three Months

Matthew Busch/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing production rose in April for the first time in three months, indicating a respite for the industry after a one-year slump, a Federal Reserve report showed May 17.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
May 17, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Drop in February in Latest Sign Economic Growth Slowed in First Quarter

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in February and business spending on capital goods was much weaker than initially thought, the latest indications that economic growth slowed further in the first quarter.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
April 4, 2016

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