U.S. industrial production falls in January for the first time in eight months – MarketWatch

By Senior economics reporter A Launch 27 boat at the Winnebago Industries Inc. Chris-Craft manufacturing facility in Sarasota, Florida. The numbers: Industrial production sank 0.6% in January, the first drop in eight months, the Federal Reserve reported Friday. The decline was below Wall Street expectations of a flat reading. Adding to a sense of weakness…