The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index decreased 1.6% in November, to a seasonally adjusted level of 96.4. Revised data shows the index decreased 1.2% in October, to 98.0.

The Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing decreased 1.5% in November. Regional output in November was down 10.8% from a year earlier — lower than the 7.3% decrease in national output.

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