Factory Output Stalls in April on Machinery Cutbacks

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Factory production stalled in April, as American manufacturers were dealt blows by a strong dollar and cheap oil.

May 15, 2015

Factory Production Drops for Third Consecutive Month

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Factory production in the U.S. declined in February for a third consecutive month, a sign cutbacks in manufacturing will hold back economic growth this quarter.

March 16, 2015

Factory Production Posts Tepid Growth in January

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Factory production rose less than forecast in January as motor vehicle assemblies declined along with demand for construction materials, indicating U.S. manufacturing is moderating.

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February 18, 2015

Factories Expand at Slowest Rate in a Year

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U.S. factories expanded at the weakest pace in a year in January as orders cooled, a sign weakness in overseas markets is restraining U.S. manufacturing, the Institute for Supply Management said.

February 2, 2015

Factory Orders Drop for Fourth Month

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Factory orders dropped 0.7% in November, the fourth straight decline, the Commerce Department reported Jan. 6.

January 6, 2015

Factory Orders Rise 1.1% in June

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Factory orders increased 1.1% in June, the biggest gain in three months, the Commerce Department reported Aug. 5.

August 5, 2014

U.S. Factory Activity Expands by Most in Three Years, ISM Says

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U.S. factory activity expanded in July at the fastest pace in more than three years, the Institute for Supply Management reported Aug. 1.

August 1, 2014

Factories Sustain Gains as Growth Picks Up

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American factories, propelled by the strongest orders of the year, sustained gains in June and are poised to be part of the rebound in economic growth.

July 2, 2014

Factory Orders Decline 2.4% in July

Factory orders declined 2.4% in July, the Commerce Department reported Sept. 5.

September 5, 2013

Factory Orders Rise in June

Factory orders increased 1.5% in June, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

August 2, 2013