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Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Improvement in February

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The latest Manufacturing Index came in at 36.7, up 19.7 from last month's 17.0. The 3-month moving average came in at 18.7, up from 9.4 last month. Since this is a diffusion index, negative readings indicate contraction, positive ones indicate expansion. The Six-Month Outlook came in at 45.4, up from the previous month's 38.4.

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Philly Fed Manufacturing Index: Improvement in February

The latest Manufacturing Index came in at 36.7, up 19.7 from last month's 17.0. The 3-month moving average came in at 18.7, up from 9.4 last month. Since this is a diffusion index, negative readings indicate contraction, positive ones indicate expansion. The Six-Month Outlook came in at 45.4, up from the previous month's 38.4.

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