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Industrial Production

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  • U.S. manufacturing sector contracts for first time in 3 years

    After being touted months ago as a main driver of the recovery, the U.S. manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in nearly three years last month amid tepid demand and an unpredictable economy. A factory index calculated by the Institute for...
  • New factory orders rise in May, but manufacturing remains weak

    Factories got a vote of confidence in May, with customers placing more orders for U.S.-made goods after two months of declines, according to the government. But the 0.7% uptick in demand to $469 billion in new orders may not mask an overall decline in...
  • Industrial employment in Baltimore-Washington area falls 2.3%

    Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
  • Market Week: March 12, 2012

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || || ++++++++++++++++++++ || After a rough Tuesday, domestic equities nevertheless mostly managed to struggle back to even. Hurt by the year's first triple-digit one-day downdraft, the Dow was left...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • 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...