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September 2019

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index increased by 2.7 points month on month, (+5.0% MoM) to 56.4 in August. The ISM nonmanufacturing survey measures the rate and direction of change in activity in nonmanufacturing industries. Surveys are sent to more than 370 purchasing managers in 17 industries. Survey responses reflect the change in [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

ISM Manufacturing Index:  The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 2.1 points on month, (m/m) to 49.1 for August 2019. This is the first time the index has been lower than 50 since August 2016.  Before this month, the index had been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) for thirty-five consecutive months. The new orders [...]

August 2019