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Wholesale stockpiles grew in May but sales fell

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale companies added modestly to their stockpiles in May. But sales at the wholesale level dropped by the largest amount in three years, a troubling sign for future growth. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that wholesale stockpiles ...

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Wholesale stockpiles grew 0.6 percent in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles at a faster rate in April, responding to a strong gain in sales. The increase could be a good sign for economic growth in the April-June quarter. The Commerce Department says stockpiles ...

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US factory output rises for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories produced more cars, appliances, computers and furniture in February, lifting manufacturing output for the sixth straight month. The Federal Reserve says overall output at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities dipped 0.1 percent last month, the ...

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