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Energy Prices, Japan Crisis Lead To Few Factory Orders

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Businesses cut back on orders for airplanes, autos and heavy machinery in June, lowering demand for factory goods for the second time in...

Factory Orders Rise for Fifth Time in Six Months

Bloomberg | Shobhana Chandra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Orders placed with U.S. factories rose in September for the fifth time in six months, reinforcing signs that manufacturing will drive the economic rec...

Industrial Production Up For 1st Time In 9 Months

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Production from the nation's factories, mines and utilities rose more than expected in July, with the first gain in nine months dri...

Economy In A Tailspin

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week surged to 626,000--the highest level since 1982. At the same time, the number ...