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Industrial Production

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  • Durable goods orders up 3.6% in May, a good sign for manufacturing

    Durable goods orders up 3.6% in May, a good sign for manufacturing
    WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, computers and other long-lasting durable goods rose more than expected in May, the third increase in four months and a sign of strengthening in the vital manufacturing sector. Durable goods orders rose 3.6% in May...
  • PASSINGS: George A. Roberts

    . George A. Roberts Helped transform Teledyne Corp. George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a...
  • Ignoring the real while fighting the imaginary

    It should've been the shot heard around the world. Chances are, you didn't hear it. An ominous sort of history was made last week near Austin, Texas, but it seems to have largely escaped notice. There was some media coverage, yes, but less than, say,...
  • Durable goods orders bounce back in April, jumping 3.3%

    Durable goods orders bounce back in April, jumping 3.3%
    WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, appliances, computers and other long-lasting durable goods jumped 3.3% in April after a sharp decline the previous month, a positive sign for the economic recovery. The increase was the second in three months for an...
  • How To Build A Jet Engine? Press 'Print' Button

    EAST HARTFORD — For decades, aerospace manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney have fabricated engine parts by tooling, lathing, milling and forging. Now, they're printing. Unlike that laser printer in your office, there is no toner, no paper and...
  • Recall alert: BlueStar wall ovens could pose fire hazard

     
    More thanĀ 900 BlueStar residential gas wall ovens have been recalled by Prizer Painter Stove Works because of fire hazard. Some of the wall ovens have been improperly installed and/or have damaged flexible gas appliance connectors, creating the fire risk....
  • Housing, industrial production data give conflicting signals

     
    Economists had been waiting for a series of data releases Tuesday for an indication of where the direction the economy was headed. But so far the numbers have been mixed. July housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted rate of......
  • 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...
  • Industrial production shows gains in September

     
    September industrial production: U.S. industrial production increased 0.2% in September after remaining unchanged in August....
  • Fake government-document operation broken up, officials say

     
    Federal and local authorities on Thursday arrested 21 people and searched 17 homes and businesses in connection with a group that allegedly sold machines to manufacture fraudulent government cards....
  • Unemployment drops in regions with growing manufacturing

     
    High unemployment still plagues much of the country, but regions such as Ohio and Michigan are actually seeing impressive job gains as manufacturing activity picks up, especially in the auto industry. Those gains may be reversed in upcoming months,...