Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) increased 0.8% in February

The Federal Reserve Board Industrial Production index for manufacturing (IPMFG) moved up in February.  Production in three of the four regional sectors increased in February:

+machinery sector production rose 1.7%;

+Regional steel sector output improved 1.6%;

+Regional resource sector output moved up 0.5%; and

+Regional auto sector production decreased 0.1%

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