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Manufacturing growth slowed slightly in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew more slowly in October, hampered by weaker demand for exports and slower production at factories. But companies ordered more goods, factories slashed their stockpiles and auto sales rose. Those trends suggest manufacturing activity could rebound ...

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U.S. industrial production grows for 3rd month in row

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories produced more goods in September for a third straight month, the latest signal that the economy is rebounding from its summer slump. They made more airplanes, trucks and home electronics last month to meet rising demand, ...

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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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Factory output grows for 5th straight month in January

WASHINGTON — Factories produced more goods for the fifth straight month in January as strong auto sales spurred demand for new cars and trucks. But overall U.S. industrial production fell for the first time in 19 months. Output by America’s ...

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