Economic Statistics for 15 April 16
Industrial production fell -0.6% in March, for the second month in a row. Capacity utilization in the nation’s factories fell to 74.8%.
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey surged in April, rising from 0.62 to 9.56.
The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index fell -1.3 points to 89.7 in April.
Foreign demand for long-term US securities rose by $72.0 Billion in February.