factories

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2020 file photo, Zeida Hernandez, of Tampa, Fla., left, makes Factory Throwout cigars using an antique hand-operated cigar machine at the J.C. Newman Cigar Co., Tampa's last cigar factory, in Fla.
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February 01, 2021 - 10:19 am
US factories grew in January, but at a slower pace
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FILE - In this May 29, 2020, file photo, protesting Renault workers stand outside their plant Friday, in Choisy-le-Roi, outside Paris.
(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
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June 05, 2020 - 10:44 am
Despite global reopening push, some jobs are gone for good
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Jeep vehicles are parked outside the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
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May 15, 2020 - 10:46 am
Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, a technician works at the Ferrari department factory in Maranello, Italy. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, File)
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March 26, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Italy has taken the drastic step of shutting down factories. Read how that action could prove to be a cautionary for other countries, including the U.S.
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September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...
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