US factory production »

  • H.S. Borji

    US industrial production rebounded at a staggering rate in November, as factory activity surged in response to bigger demand for consumer goods and business equipment in the latest sign manufacturing output was boosting economic growth. Total industrial production increased 1.3 percent in November following a gain of 0.1 percent the previous month that was originally

  • New orders for US factory goods rebounded sharply in February, adding further evidence the economy was regaining momentum after an unseasonably cold winter. US factory orders rose 1.6 percent in February, after falling at a revised rate of 1 percent the previous month, the Commerce Department reported today. A broad consensus of economists called for

  • New orders for US factory goods fell in January, as declining demand in transportation, primary metals and electronic equipment weighed on manufacturing activity. US factory orders declined 0.7 percent in January, after falling at a revised rate of 2 percent the previous month, the Commerce Department reported today. The drop, which was bigger than expected,

  • New orders for manufactured goods fell in December, driven largely by declining demand in the volatile transportation sector. US factory orders declined 1.5 percent in December, official data from the Commerce Department showed today. The drop, which was less severe than forecast, followed a gain of 1.5 percent in November. Excluding transportation, factory orders rose

  • US factory production was off to a strong start in the fourth quarter, despite falling output elsewhere in the economy. Manufacturing output expanded 0.3 percent in October and at an annualized rate of 3.3 percent, according to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Durable goods rose 0.3 percent, accelerating 5.4 percent from year-ago