• U.S. industrial output rises; job openings at record high

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. industrial production increased for a fourth straight month in September, boosted by gains in manufacturing and mining output, but momentum slowed sharply in the third quarter.
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  • Industrial Production Increased 0.3% in September

    Industrial Production Increased 0.3% in September

    28 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the Fed: Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
    Industrial production increased 0.3 percent in September, about the same rate of change as in the previous two months. Output growth in September was held down slightly by Hurricane Florence, with an estimated effect of less than 0.1 percentage point. For the third quarter as a whole, total industrial production advanced at an annual rate of 3.3 percent. In September, manufacturing output moved up 0.2 percent for its fourth consecutive monthly increase, while the output of utilities was unchanged. The index for mining increased...
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  • US industrial production rose 0.3 percent in September despite Hurricane Florence

    28 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US industrial production rose 0.3 percent in September despite Hurricane Florence.
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  • US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September

    28 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. industry expanded again in September despite the impact of Hurricane Florence.
    The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that industrial production, which includes output at factories, mines and utilities, rose 0.3 percent last month. It was the fourth straight increase. The Fed said that Florence reduced September output growth by less than 0.1 percentage points.
    Over the past year, industrial production rose 5.1 percent.
    The increase was slightly higher than economists had expected and offered more evidence that the U.S. economy is in good health. Overall economic growth reached...
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