Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Industrial Production - Capacity and Utilization Rate

We just had the latest industrial capacity utilization rate released, with a microscopic 0.1% uptick in capacity utilization month over month...but are things getting busier, or are we shedding capacity faster?

This is a look at the year over year change in the industrial capacity from the Fed, using the total index. Looks like we set another record here...