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Mark Gongloff

Worst Factory Reading In 3 Years Raises Recession Fear

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

That gasping sound you heard at about 10:00 a.m. EDT on Monday was Wall Street's reaction to a report on U.S. factory activity, which crashed to its l...

Pleasant Surprise In Manufacturing Sector

Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

Factory activity expanded at a faster pace than expected in September as production and hiring increased, the latest sign of resilience in manufacturi...

William Alden

Worst Of Two Worlds: Deficit-Reduction Plan Would Threaten Economy And Not Remove Downgrade Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The deficit-reduction deal that emerged late Sunday runs the risk of exacerbating two opposite problems at the same time: It cuts enough g...

Manufacturing Sector Latest Sign Of Economic Gloom

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector slowed more than expected in July, according to an industry report released on Monday. The Institute...

Economy's 'Little Ray Of Hope': The Service Sector

Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - The pace of growth in the services sector picked up modestly in May while gauges of new orders and employment climbed, according to an indu...

High Energy Prices Cause Sharp Decline In Manufacturing

DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. manufacturing activity expanded in May at the slowest pace in 20 months, the latest sign that a sharp rise in energy prices is...

Manufacturing Is Growing, Even As The Economy Slows

Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Steven C. Johnson) - The pace of expansion in U.S. manufacturing slowed in April for a second straight month but was brisker than expecte...