Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey

REPORT - Activity in the region's manufacturing sector has improved modestly, according to firms surveyed for the November 2002 Business Outlook Survey. Indexes for general activity, new orders, and shipments improved from their negative readings in the previous month. Although factory employment was mostly steady, average work hours declined again this month. Expectations for growth over the next six months continue to be optimistic.

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