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Empire Fed Manufacturing Plunges, Biggest Miss In Over 3 years

From 5 years highs to 6-month lows in one month  - Empire Fed manufacturing missed expectations by the most since June 2010 as New orders collapsed. The employment sub-index rose but workweek tumbled. Yet again, as we have described in greast detail, US economic data surges into the end of Q3 (government fiscal year-end) on spend-spend-spend year-end budget flushes, then collapses and disappoints.