Industrial Production Increased in June

Industrial production increased 0.6 percent in June Industrial production increased 0.6 percent in June after declining 0.3 percent in May. For the 2nd quarter as a whole, industrial production fell at an annual rate of 1.0 percent, its third consecutive quarterly decline. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector increased 0.5 percentage point in June to [...]

2016-07-15T17:04:42-04:00A View|

US Raw Steel Production Retreated Last Week

US Raw Steel Production Retreated Last Week US raw steel production retreated 1.2 percent last week as mills operated at an ACUR of 73.9 percent. In the corresponding week last year mills operated at an ACUR of 72.1 percent. Thus far this year mills have produced approx. 33,000,000 tons at an ACUR of 71.6 percent [...]

2016-05-23T10:51:24-04:00A View|

Economic Pace of Growth has Moderated

Conference Board Leading Economic Index The Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.2 percent in January following increases in both December and November.” The US Leading Economic Index increased again in January, but its pace of growth has moderated in recent months. While the LEI suggests a positive short term outlook in 2015, [...]

2015-02-20T21:15:21-05:00A View|
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