Category: manufacturing output

US Manufacturing Slows Down, Leading Economic Index Falls for Third Straight Month

Manufacturing output in the United States declined in May after three months of averaging almost 1 percent growth, according to the latest data by the U.S. Federal Reserve. “Manufacturing output slipped 0.1 percent in May; even so, the index has advanced 4.8 percent over the past 12 months. In May, the index for nondurable manufacturing…


Orders for US Factory Goods Increase 1.6 Percent: Census Report

New orders for U.S.-manufactured goods in November increased by about 1.6 percent to $532 billion, maintaining the streak which has been positive for the last 18 out of 19 months, although there was a decline in mining and oil field machinery, along with turbines, generators and other power transmission equipment. The latest numbers followed an…