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U.S. factories kick into a higher gear

President Barack Obama tours the Linamar factory on February 13, 2013 in Asheville, North Carolina.

U.S. industrial production rose 0.7 percent last month. The growth, the greatest in three months, was led by strong manufacturing output.

Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how increasing industrial production will affect the economy and inflation.

 

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Jeremy Hobson is host of Marketplace Morning Report, where he looks at business news from a global perspective to prepare listeners for the day ahead.

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