Monthly factory growth slackens

But report solid, economist states

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:49 a.m.

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017, file photo, an employee stands at her workstation at the Festo distribution center in Mason, Ohio. On Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reports on U.S. manufacturing for November. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

American factories grew more slowly in November but still appear healthy.

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