UPDATE: Empire Fed manufacturing is out.
The index unexpectedly rose to -5.22 from -6.16 last month.
We will have the release in just a moment.
ORIGINAL: Minutes away from the latest Empire Fed manufacturing report, out at 8:30 AM ET.
Economists expect the index to fall to -7.35 from -6.16 last month, marking a slowdown in manufacturing activity.
We will have the report LIVE at 8:30 AM ET. Click here for updates >
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