Manufacturing falls to 3-year low

‘Fiscal cliff’ worries hamper November production in U.S.

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 2:50 a.m.

Employees work in a Generac Power Systems Inc. warehouse in Whitewater, Wisc., on Nov. 16. Generac is one of the biggest makers of generators in the U.S. A measure of manufacturing activity in the U.S. fell last month to the lowest point since 2009.

U.S. manufacturing shrank in November to its weakest level since July 2009, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.

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