Economic Statistics for 16 Oct 15
US industrial production declined by -0.2% in September, while capacity utilization in the nation’s factories fell -0.1% to 77.5%.
Job openings fell to 5.370 million in August, from 5.668 million in July.
The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index rose nearly 5 points to 92.1 for the preliminary October reading.
The Atlanta Fed Business Inflation Expectations reading rose from 1.7% to 1.8% for October.
Foreign demand for long-term U.S. securities rose a moderate $20.4 billion in August, up from July’s $7.7 billion.