Business Inventories

May 15, 2012 - 11:16 AM
FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012 file photo shows hydraulic couplings ready for shipping at the Eaton Corp. plant in Berea, Ohio. U.S. companies restocked more slowly in March, continuing a trend that has weighed on growth this year. The Commerce Department said Tuesday, May 15, 2012, that business inventories rose 0.3 percent in March, the smallest increase since November. Business sales rose 0.6 percent in March. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)