May 2019

ISM Manufacturing Index

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 2.5 points on month, (m/m) to 52.8 for April 2019. This value is an encouraging sign for the manufacturing sector.  The index has been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) for thirty-two consecutive months. The new orders sub-index scored a 51.7.  Overall, the ISM manufacturing index is strong [...]