Manufacturing and mining shipments

January 08, 2018 - 2:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Economy Ministry says factory orders in Europe's biggest economy slipped by 0.4 percent in November after three months of gains. It says the dip was largely due to fluctuations in bulk orders and the overall trend remains positive. November's month-on-month decline followed...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks rise for the fourth day in a row as the government’s December 2017 jobs report shows strong hiring in manufacturing and construction and an increase in factory orders. Transportation and technology companies are rising. Overall, employers didn’t add as many jobs as experts expected. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 05, 2018 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After another solid monthly jobs report, technology companies again led the way as U.S. stocks rose for the fourth day in a row to start 2018. They are on their longest new-year winning streak in eight years. The Labor Department said employers added 148,000 jobs in December. That...
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November 06, 2017 - 2:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders rose for a second consecutive month in September, powered by a large increase in demand from other eurozone countries. The Economy Ministry said Monday that orders were 1 percent higher than the previous month, following a 4.1 percent rise in August. Orders from...
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In this Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, photo, workers assemble Ford trucks at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky. On Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. factory orders for September. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 03, 2017 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories rose 1.4 percent in September, the strongest gain in four months. A key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in more than a year. The September gain followed a 1.2 percent advance in August, the Commerce Department...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, a buyer walks past a 2018 Sonata sitting amid an assortment of models on the showroom floor of a Hyundai dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. On Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, the Commerce Department issues its September report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 30, 2017 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers boosted their spending by 1 percent in September, the biggest gain in eight years. The surge was fueled by robust demand across sectors, especially autos in the wake of recent hurricanes. The sharp jump in consumer spending was up from a tiny 0.1 percent gain in August...
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This Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo shows the Mark Miller Toyota dealership in Salt Lake City. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, the Commerce Department releases its September report on durable goods. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
October 25, 2017 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.2 percent in September, the biggest gain in three months, led by a big increase in orders for commercial aircraft. A key category that tracks business investment posted a third straight solid monthly gain. The Commerce Department...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, file photo, an assembly line laborer works alongside a collaborative robot, left, on a chainsaw production line at the Stihl Inc. production plant in Virginia Beach, Va. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for September. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production rose a solid 0.3 percent in September, but the increase was limited due to the lingering damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that the storms, which struck the Gulf Coast and Florida, held down industrial output by 0...
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October 06, 2017 - 4:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders rose sharply in August, driven by both foreign and domestic demand, in a strong sign for the country's industrial activity. The Economy Ministry reported Friday that industrial orders rose 3.6 percent in August over the previous month, following a 0.4 percent...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, apprentice Ryan Buzzy, right, works with Skip Johnson, a trainer for the Stihl Inc. apprenticeship program, on a metalworking lathe in their training area at the Stihl Inc. manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach, Va. On Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. factory orders for August. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 05, 2017 - 10:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders at U.S. factories increased by 1.2 percent in August, driven by strong gains in aluminum and other metals, industrial machinery and autos. The solid showing follows a steep drop of 3.3 percent in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Recent hurricanes didn't impact...
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In this April 7, 2017 photo, a man looks at an electronic stock board showing morning closing transaction value of Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. On Monday, Oct. 17, 2017, shares in Asia are higher after China and Japan reported stronger than expected factory data. Many markets in the region were closed Monday for national holidays. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
October 01, 2017 - 10:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares in Asia are higher after China and Japan reported stronger than expected factory data. Many markets in the region were closed Monday for national holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.1 percent to 20,376.90 and the S&P ASX/200 jumped 1.1 percent to 5...
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