Check Out The Gory Details Behind The Philly Fed Manufacturing Report

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Earlier we reported on the ugly numbers behind the Philly FedĀ  manufacturing report.We’ve plucked out some charts to show how weak things were in some key categories of the economy.

General business activity goes negative

New orders have gone negative

Shipments stay flat

Unfilled orders go negative

Pricing power evaporates

Employment goes down

Averwage work week shrinks

And a bonus: The op reasons that companies aren't hiring

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