Strong manufacturing performance boosts U.S. productivity gains in third quarter

By Reuters via CNBC

Nov 05, 2015

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U.S. nonfarm productivity unexpectedly rose in the third quarter as a decline in self-employed workers contributed to overall hours worked falling for the first time in six years, restraining labor-related production costs.

Manufacturing productivity increased at its fastest pace in four years, led by the durable goods sector.

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