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Industrial Production

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  • Durable goods orders fall in August, but some signs are positive

     
    There was a mix of good and bad in the monthly durable goods report issued by the Department of Commerce. First the bad: new orders for manufactured durable goods decreased in August by $0.2 billion, or 0.1%, to $201.8 billion. Although small, the dip was...
  • President Obama tips his hand on Boeing and the NLRB

     
    Business groups and their allies in Washington have been trying for weeks to get President Obama to denounce the complaint that the National Labor Relations Board brought against Boeing, to no avail. A reporter put the question to Obama directly......
  • 861 days and $787 billion in, Obama pleads for more time on jobs

     
    Democrat Obama tells Iowa it will take more time to create the new jobs that were supposed to be here now....
  • L.A. County keeps rank as top U.S. manufacturing employer

     
    Manufacturing jobs in Los Angeles County have continued to decline in recent years, as they have nationwide, yet the county retains its ranking as the leading U.S. manufacturing center, a new report says. L.A. County had 389,300 people employed in......
  • 20-year-old Orland man charged with dealing pot

     
    A 20-year-old Orland Park man who allegedly had 25.5 grams of cannabis, along with six plastic sandwich bags, a black digital scale and $340 cash …...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    PickupTrucks.com reported Monday that General Motors was increasing production on its more popular truck models, and now we get word that Ford has to halt production on its best-selling F-150 because of parts shortages. To find out more, check out......
  • Manufacturing report shows growth in production [Updated]

     
    Activity in U.S. manufacturing grew for the 17th straight month in December, according to a report out Monday. New orders, production and prices all grew in December, according to the Institute for Supply Management manufacturing report. "We saw...
  • Flow of goods down for second straight month

     
    If trucks bring goods to factories, retailers and consumers, what does it mean that the trucks have slowed down? Likely that growth is slowing down too, according to the Ceridian-UCLA pulse of commerce index, released Wednesday. The index, which measures....
  • BMW Promotes Custom-Order Car Shopping

     
    When most Americans go to buy a car, they typically choose a model already on the lot with features that more or less meet their needs. Many end up sacrificing a specific color or feature to get a car then......
  • Louisiana Plant Builds Last Hummer H3

     
    While it???s sure to become a symbol of the gas-guzzler boom, Hummer saw the last H3 roll off the production line of the Shreveport, La., plant this Monday. The SUV is part of a special order for Avis, the rental......
  • Which Factory Builds the Best Cars?

     
    Maybe some factories have happier workers, or maybe their production lines are just particularly snappy. Whatever the case, certain vehicle assembly plants produce fewer defects per 100 cars than others, and J.D. Power and Associates has just released its...