From the Fed: Industrial production and Capacity Utilization
Industrial production was unchanged in March for a second month but rose at an annual rate of 5.4 percent in the first quarter of 2012. Manufacturing output declined 0.2 percent in March but jumped 10.4 percent at an annual rate in the first quarter. The gain in manufacturing output in the first quarter was broadly based: Even excluding motor vehicles and parts, which jumped at an annual rate of nearly 40 percent, manufacturing output moved up at an annual rate of 8.
From the Fed: Industrial production and Capacity Utilization Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in March and increased at an annual rate of 7.8 percent in the first quarter. Manufacturing output rose 0.9 percent in March, le... Read Post
A month ago, when we commented on the most recent surge in US manufacturing production, when it jumped by 0.7% offsetting a tumble in utilities and mining output and leading to a 0.4% jump in overall Industrial Production (since rev... Read Post
From the Fed: Industrial production and Capacity Utilization The index of industrial production edged down 0.1 percent in August, and the index for manufacturing output decreased 0.4 percent; the declines were the first for each sin... Read Post