More from Josh Boak
Dec. US Industrial Production Down 0.3%
Industrial production, which includes the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, slumped 1 percent over the past year as factory output has tumbled 1.3 percent from a year ago.
Jan 17th, 2020
US Adds 145K Jobs; Unemployment at 3.5%
Manufacturing companies added just 46,000 jobs in all of 2019.
Jan 10th, 2020
US Mfg. Activity Hits Decade-Low
ISM's December Manufacturing Index December reading was its lowest since June 2009, when the US economy was at the tail end of the Great Recession.
Jan 3rd, 2020
AP: Trump's Rust Belt Revival is Fading. Will it Matter in 2020?
A year away from Election Day, President Trump's promised coal and steel renaissance is not materializing.
Oct 31st, 2019