Manufacturing in U.S. climbs for first time in three months

By BloombergBusiness

Nov 18, 2015

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Factory output increased in October for the first time in three months as producers turned out more construction materials and motor vehicles.

The 0.4 percent advance at manufacturers exceeded the median forecast in a Bloomberg survey and followed a 0.1 percent drop in September, figures from the Federal Reserve showed Tuesday.

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