U.S. factory output fell unexpectedly in March, charting its biggest decline in seven months as auto production contracted in a check on the manufacturing sector's expansion.
U.S. industrial production fell in January as unseasonably warm weather caused a major drop in utilities output, offsetting gains in manufacturing and mining, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks edged up on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report on Friday.
Industrial production climbed more than forecast in May, a sign gains in manufacturing are supporting growth as the U.S. economy picks up.

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Industrial production in the U.S. was unchanged in May as a drop in utility use offset gains in manufacturing and mining.
CFTC issues final order to exempt certain non-financial energy derivative transactions between government and/or cooperatively-owned electric utilities.
Short term natural gas continues to bear the weight of rising supply but long term the market is looking more like a major long term bottom.
U.S. utilities led by Southern Co. are burning a record amount of natural gas for generating electricity without triggering a forecasted boost to the fuel’s price from near 10-year lows.