Industrial Production climbs 0.6%

Feb. Industrial Production: +0.6% vs. +0.3% consensus, -0.2% prior (revised).

Capacity utilization 78.8% vs. 78.6% consensus; 78.5% prior (revised).

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  • 11146471
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    That's good news!
    17 Mar 2014, 09:18 AM Reply Like
  • Grant Dossetto
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    It'd be better news if it wasn't mostly utility driven. As spring hits and the freeze ends that should slacken quite a bit (utilities capacity utilization is up from 78 in October to 83 today). Manufacturing and mining is actually down over that time.
    17 Mar 2014, 09:24 AM Reply Like
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