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U.S. Factory Production Rises for Third Time in Four Months

  • Industrial production up 0.1 percent month-on-month in Sept.
  • Capacity utilization rises to 75.4 percent from 75.3 percent

Output at U.S. manufacturers rose for the third time in four months on production of consumer goods and construction materials, a sign the industry is gradually recovering from a prolonged spell of weakness.

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