U.S. factory output rebounds even without post-GM strike bump

MANUFACTURING OUTPUT in the United States increased 1.1% in November. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MATTHEW BUSCH
MANUFACTURING OUTPUT in the United States increased 1.1% in November. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MATTHEW BUSCH
WASHINGTON – United States factory production rebounded by more than forecast in November and rose excluding a surge in auto production following the end of the General Motors Co. strike, in a sign of stabilization in manufacturing. The 1.1% increase in manufacturing output, the biggest gain since early 2018, followed a 0.7% decrease in October,…

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