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Inventories in defense capital goods industry climb 1.1 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the defense capital goods industry increase $259 million, or 1.1 percent, to $23 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in consumer nondurable goods industry climb 0.9 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the consumer nondurable goods industry increase $1.4 billion, or 0.9 percent, to $170.1 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in paint, coating and adhesive manufacturing industry climb 0.1 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the paint, coating and adhesive manufacturing industry increase $5 million, or 0.1 percent, to $4 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in industrial machinery manufacturing industry fall 0.4 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the industrial machinery manufacturing industry decrease $31 million, or 0.4 percent, to $8.3 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in apparel industry fall 0.2 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the apparel industry decrease $3 million, or 0.2 percent, to $1.9 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in beverage and tobacco products industry fall 0.6 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the beverage and tobacco products industry decrease $143 million, or 0.6 percent, to $24.7 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in furniture and related products industry climb 0.9 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the furniture and related products industry increase $73 million, or 0.9 percent, to $8.1 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in transportation equipment industry climb 0.8 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the transportation equipment industry increase $989 million, or 0.8 percent, to $132.8 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing industry climb 0.4 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing industry increase $20 million, or 0.4 percent, to $5.4 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in paperboard container manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the paperboard container manufacturing industry increase $10 million, or 0.2 percent, to $5 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in beverage manufacturing industry fall 0.6 percent in January

Inventories for businesses in the beverage manufacturing industry decrease $112 million, or 0.6 percent, to $20.2 billion in January, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Cayce/Reilly School of Massage enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

State institution: These 2-year Virginia schools attract the fewest in-state students

Saint Michael College of Allied Health, Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage and Graham Webb International Academy of Hair enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Virginia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis

Scientific research and development services industry reports $17.7 billion in Q4 net sales

The scientific research and development services industry had $17.7 billion in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2018.

Petroleum and coal products industry reports $258.4 billion in Q4 net sales

The petroleum and coal products industry had $258.4 billion in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2018.

Computer and peripheral equipment industry reports $66.6 billion in Q4 net sales

The computer and peripheral equipment industry had $66.6 billion in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2018.

Food industry reports $166.1 billion in Q4 net sales

The food industry had $166.1 billion in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2018.

Computer systems design and related services industry reports $58.1 billion in Q4 net sales

The computer systems design and related services industry had $58.1 billion in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2018.

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