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Factory Gauge Tumbles by Most Since 2008 as Orders Cool

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A gauge of U.S. manufacturing plunged last month by the most since October 2008, a fresh sign of deceleration in the economy amid global strains across the sector. U.S. stocks extended declines and Treasury yields fell after the report.

Jeff Kearns | Bloomberg News
January 3, 2019
Business

Manufacturing Settles In at Solid Pace of Expansion

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American factories are settling back into a solid pace of expansion after a post-election run-up that saw the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing gauge hit an almost three-year high, figures released June 1 showed.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 1, 2017
Business

Factory Orders Post Largest Increase in Nine Months

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

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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
Business

US Manufacturing Contracts in January for a Fourth Month

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Manufacturing in the United States shrank in January for a fourth consecutive month as businesses cut staffing plans. Growth resumed in new orders and production, indicating some stabilization in the industry.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Rebound on Strong Demand for Transportation Equipment

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New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
August 4, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Fall on Weak Demand for Transportation Equipment

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New orders for U.S. factory goods fell more than expected in May on weak demand for transportation and electrical equipment, a sign that manufacturing remained mired in a soft patch.

Lucia Mutikani and Andrea Ricci | Reuters
July 6, 2015
Business

Factories Expand as Orders Grow at Fastest Pace in Five Months

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Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump.

Bloomberg News
June 1, 2015
Business

Wholesalers Face an Inventory Glut

Sales of durable goods at U.S. distributors in January and February suffered the biggest two-month drop since the recession's last gasp in early 2009, figures from the Commerce Department showed April 9 in Washington.

Carlos Torres and Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Increase for First Time in 7 Months

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U.S. factory orders rose 0.2% in February, the first increase since July, the Commerce Department reported April 2.

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April 2, 2015

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