U.S. manufacturing production unexpectedly shrinks in Feb.

UNTIED STATES manufacturing output fell 0.4 percent in February. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT
UNTIED STATES manufacturing output fell 0.4 percent in February. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT
NEW YORK - United States factory production slumped for a second month in February, missing forecasts for a pickup, indicating headwinds from the trade war to slower global growth are weighing on manufacturers. Still, the prior month’s drop was revised up. Manufacturing output fell 0.4 percent after a revised 0.5 percent decline in the prior…

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