factory output

Government, Business, Technology

Global Factory Slump Adds to 2019 Central Bank Challenges

Factory Manufacturing SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing gauges across the world’s largest economies stumbled at the end of last year, starting 2019 with fresh challenges for global growth and central banks.

Jeff Kearns and Christopher Condon | Bloomberg News
January 2, 2019
Business

US Factories Grew at Slower Pace in September

Man working in factory Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories grew at a slower pace in September as manufacturers continued to cope with supply disruptions stemming from trade disputes with China, Europe, Mexico and Canada.

Marcy Gordon | AP Business Writer
October 1, 2018
Government, Business

Gains Among Automakers Help Spur Factory Production in August

Car factory in Tennessee Erik Schelzig/Associated Press

U.S. factory production rose in August amid broad-based gains that included automakers, providing support for economic growth this quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Sept. 14.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
September 14, 2018
Business

Factory Output Increased 0.2% in June

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U.S. factory production increased in June in line with analysts’ forecasts, as demand for natural resources, automobiles and machinery rebounded, Federal Reserve data showed July 14.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
July 14, 2017
Business

Decline in Factory Output Shows Manufacturing Leveling Off

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An unexpected decline in May factory output after the biggest gain in three years shows U.S. manufacturing is leveling off, Federal Reserve data showed June 15.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 15, 2017
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

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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 Output Cools After Biggest Gain Since February

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Factory production cooled in December as capital spending and vehicle assemblies slowed, indicating U.S. manufacturers were adjusting to weaker overseas markets.

Nina Glinski | Bloomberg News
January 16, 2015