America's factories were hurt by shortages of workers and supplies last month

US industrial production fell 1.3% last month, according to data collected by the Federal Reserve, which was a disappointment as economists had predicted a modest increase. August production was also revised down. The industrial production index measures output from the manufacturing, mining and electric and gas utilities industries.Similarly, the rate of capacity utilization — which measures the amount of industrial factory capacity that’s currently in use — was lower than expected at 75.2%. That’s the lowest level since April.But even though the September data was worse than expected, it doesn’t mean America’s factories are stagnating, economists from Citi said. The hurricane impact will peter out and even though shortages

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