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Economic Update: Industrial Production, Capacity Utilization

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Economic Update: Industrial Production & Capacity Utilization

The Federal Reserve reported that U.S. Industrial Production for the month of January fell by -0.1%, which was below the consensus for +0.1%.

Prior Reports for comparison:

  • December: +0.4% (revised up from +0.3%)
  • November: +1.0%
  • October: -0.7%
  • September: +0.2%
  • August: -1.4%
  • July: +0.5%
  • June: +0.4%
  • May: -0.2%
  • April: +1.0%
  • March: -0.6%
  • February: +0.0%
  • January 2012: +0.4%
  • December: +0.8%
  • November: -0.3%
  • October: +0.7%
  • September: -0.2%

The nationâ??s factories reported that Capacity Utilization came in at 79.1%, which was above the expectations for a reading of 78.9.

Prior Reports for comparison:

  • December: 79.3% (revised up from 78.8%)
  • November: 78.7%
  • October: 77.7%
  • September: 78.2%
  • August: 78.0%
  • July: 79.2%
  • June: 78.9%
  • May: 78.7%
  • April: 79.2%
  • March: 78.4%
  • February: 78.7%
  • January 2012: 78.8%
  • December: 76.0%
  • November: 77.8%
  • October: 78.0%
  • September: 77.4%

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David Moenning is a the Chief Investment Officer at Heritage Capital Management. Dave is also the proprietor of StateoftheMarkets.com, which provides free and subscription-based portfolio services. Dave began his investment career in 1980 and has been an independent money manager since 1987. Thus, Dave has been live on the firing line and investing for a living for more than 25 years.