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A tack welder in Dubuque, Iowa.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

A tack welder in Dubuque, Iowa.

Factories Show February Strength

At first glance, manufacturing seemed to show signs of bipolarity in today’s economic releases. The Federal Reserve in Washington reported that production in manufacturing dropped 0.4 percent in January. That followed big back-to-back gains of 1.7 percent in November and 1.1...

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