Economic Statistics for 15 Nov 13
Wholesale inventories rose 0.4% in September, but a 0.6% rise in sales kept the stock-to-sales ratio unchanged at 1.18.
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey moved into negative territory in November, at -2.21.
Export prices fell -0.5% in October, while import prices dropped -0.7%. On a year-over-year basis, export prices fell -2.1% and import prices were down -2.0%.
Industrial production fell -0.1% in October, while capacity utilization in the nation’s factories dropped to 78.1%.