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US Industrial Production Shrinks YoY For First Time Since Trump Elected

• Zero Hedge - Tyler Durden

And worse still, on a year-over-year basis, industrial production has shrunk for the first time since Trump's election in Nov 2016

Source: Bloomberg

Additionally, US manufacturing output contracted 0.5% MoM in September (worse than the 0.3% decline expected), likely depressed by an autoworkers' strike at GM, sluggish global demand, and the trade war.

Source: Bloomberg

A 4.2% decline in output of vehicles and parts was the largest since January, the Fed said. Production of primary metals, machinery and plastics also fell in September.


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