Tag: Federal Reserve

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

November 19, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The world’s biggest banks and investors recently pledged at the Glasgow climate conference to crimp the flow of finance to fossil fuels. But the Federal Reserve’s pandemic-era rescues have kept the spigot open. Oil-and-gas companies have raked in record amounts […]

Process, Production

Manufacturing Output Increased in April for a Second Month

May 14, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. manufacturing output rose in April by slightly more than expected, suggesting further improvement for factories that are otherwise buffeted by supply shortages and shipping challenges. Factory output increased by 0.4% in April, after an upwardly revised 3.1% jump in […]

Process, Production

U.S. Industrial Production Rose 0.4% in November

December 15, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. industrial production continued to bounce back from a decline early in the coronavirus pandemic, advancing in November from the prior month on increased manufacturing and mining output. Industrial production, a measure of factory, mining and utility output, increased a […]

Process, Production

U.S. Industrial Production Rose 1.1% in October

November 17, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. industrial production rose last month, as output continued its slow climb back from deep declines last spring due to pandemic-related shutdowns. The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said its index of industrial production—a measure of output at factories, mines and […]

Process, Production

Manufacturing Output in US Increases by Most in Four Months

July 17, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. factory production rebounded in June by the most in four months as the industry regained its footing after a fire-related disruption at an auto parts supplier, Federal Reserve data showed Tuesday. Highlights of Industrial Production (June) Factory output rose […]

Process, Production, Regulations

US industrial production increase twice as much as expected in December

January 18, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The level of industrial production in the US increased by 0.9% in December last year, more than double the anticipated 0.4% rise. It is expected the success was due to unseasonably cold weather that resulted in a higher demand for […]