Autos fuel modest growth in US manufacturing: Fed

Sep 05, 2013 | 04:52 PM |

Tags  Federal Reserve, economic activity, steel, specialty metal, fabricators, auto, energy, construction beige book

CHICAGO — U.S. economic activity expanded at a moderate pace over the past two months, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest economic conditions report, commonly known as the Beige Book.

The Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Philadelphia, Richmond and San Francisco districts all said demand is strong for inputs related to passenger vehicles, housing and infrastructure, including steel.....





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