Friday, May 29, 2020

All posts tagged "Manufacturing"

  • Stocks Snap Higher Following Encouraging Signs on US Economy

    Government Reported that Construction Spending Reached Highest Level in 8 Years

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Oil Prices Lift the Market Again as Energy Stocks Rally

    NEW YORK – Energy stocks led a rally on Wall Street as the price of crude oil surged. Marathon Oil jumped 11 percent Monday, and Diamond Offshore Drilling gained 5 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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  • US Factory Output Rises in January by Most in 6 Months

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factories cranked out more autos, furniture and food last month, boosting production by the most since July. The Federal Reserve says manufacturing output rose 0.5 percent in January, after falling in four of the...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Stocks Sink, Weighed Down by another Drop in Price of Oil

    NEW YORK – Another steep drop in the price of oil weighed on global markets Tuesday. Investors remained deeply concerned about the global economy following this week’s disappointing Chinese and U.S. manufacturing data. Energy stocks fell as...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • US Stocks Edge Mostly Lower as Energy Prices Plunge Again

    NEW YORK – The stock market was able to recover from steep losses to close slightly lower on Monday as investors looked past another steep drop in the price of oil and renewed concerns about economic growth...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • US Manufacturing Weakens in Line with China Factory Slowdown

    WASHINGTON – Factory activity in the world’s two biggest economies – the United States and China – slowed in January, a discouraging trend for the global economy. U.S. factory activity shrank in January for a fourth straight...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • US Business Stockpiles and Sales Fall in November

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses reduced their stockpiles in November, as sales also slipped. The decline in inventories among manufacturers and merchant wholesalers could fan worries about economic growth slowing at the end of 2015. November business inventories...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • US Industrial Production Declined Again in December

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production dropped for the third straight month in December as utilities reduced output amid unusually warm weather and energy companies cut back in the face of falling oil prices. Industrial production, which includes...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Chinese Buying Spree Accelerates with Takeover of GE Unit

    BEIJING – Haier Group, the world’s biggest home appliance maker, is buying General Electric Co.’s appliance business for $5.4 billion to expand its U.S. and global presence. The acquisition announced Friday comes as Haier tries to transform...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • GE Cutting Thousands of European Jobs after Takeover Deal

    PARIS – General Electric Co. is cutting up to 6,500 jobs in Europe after buying a big chunk of French engineering company Alstom, but sticking to pledges to create a net 1,000 jobs in France. The French...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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