October 28, 2013 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States increased in September, posting its biggest gain in seven months. This follows a report Friday showing shipments of manufactured durable goods hit their highest level on record going back to 1992 -- but consumer confidence took a nosedive.
Tags: Economy, Freight, Industrial Production, Durable Goods, Consumer Sentiment
September 16, 2013 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States has posted its biggest increase in six months, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Tags: Economy, Industrial Production
August 15, 2013 - Industry News
A new report shows industrial production in the United States was at the same level in July as it was the month before. Meantime, a Labor Department report shows inflation is of little worry when it comes to the health of the economy.
Tags: Economy, Industrial Production, Consumer Prices
July 16, 2013 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States has posted its largest increase in four months, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve. The overall performance matched a consensus estimate by economists surveyed by Bloomberg News, while the manufacturing number -- key to truck freight -- was better than expected.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Consumer Prices, Home Sales, Industrial Production
June 14, 2013 - Industry News
While not all the recent numbers that measure the health of the U.S. economy are glowing, they are not as bad, and in some cases much better, than analysts were expecting during this second quarter.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Retail Sales, Industrial Production
May 15, 2013 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States tumbled in April, the biggest drop in eight months. The Federal Reserve says the total output at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities fell 0.5% following a downwardly revised 0.3% gain in March.
Tags: Economy, Industrial Production, Wholesale Prices
April 16, 2013 - Industry News
The latest numbers about the health of the U.S. economy are more upbeat than those that came out last week. Industrial production rose in March by 0.4% from the month before due to utilities using more energy and a surge in auto production and new homes starts in the country have hit an annual level not seen in nearly four years.
Tags: Economy, Industrial Production, Home Starts, Consumer Prices
February 15, 2013 - Industry News
Consumer confidence rose in February, according to the latest Thompson Reuters/University of Michigan survey, blowing past what a poll of economists were forecasting, but January industrial production numbers were not so stellar.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Industrial Production
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