Sign of downturn: Steel output drops

Worldwide crude steel output dropped 1.2% in 2008, as global demand for manufactured goods fell in the second half of the year, according to an industry report released Thursday.img src=”http://feeds2.feedburner.com/~r/rss/money_news_economy/~4/g69jrFQP0M4″ height=”1″ width=”1″/