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Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Expansion in September

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The latest Manufacturing Index came in at 12.0, down 4.8 from last month's 16.8. The 3-month moving average came in at 16.9, up from 13.0 last month. Since this is a diffusion index, negative readings indicate contraction, positive ones indicate expansion. The Six-Month Outlook came in at 20.8, down 3.9 from the previous month's 32.6.

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Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Expansion in September

The latest Manufacturing Index came in at 12.0, down 4.8 from last month's 16.8. The 3-month moving average came in at 16.9, up from 13.0 last month. Since this is a diffusion index, negative readings indicate contraction, positive ones indicate expansion. The Six-Month Outlook came in at 20.8, down 3.9 from the previous month's 32.6.

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