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Dallas Fed manufacturing gauge drops in September
Marketwatch ^ | 9.26.11 | Steve Goldstein

Posted on 09/26/2011 8:01:12 AM PDT by Free Vulcan

Edited on 09/26/2011 8:03:34 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The production index—a key measure of state manufacturing conditions—rose from 1.1 to 5.9, suggesting growth picked up this month after stalling in August.

Positive readings in the survey generally indicate expansion of factory activity, while readings below zero generally indicate contraction.


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KEYWORDS: dallas; fed; index; manufacturing
A very mixed report, though outlook has worsened quite a bit.
1 posted on 09/26/2011 8:01:18 AM PDT by Free Vulcan
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