October 2019

ISM Manufacturing Index

2019-10-09T19:50:53+00:00

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 1.3 points on month, (m/m) to 47.8 for September 2019. This value is an encouraging sign for the manufacturing sector.  The index has been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) for thirty-five consecutive months. The new orders sub-index scored a 50.8.  Overall, the ISM manufacturing index is [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index2019-10-09T19:50:53+00:00

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

2019-10-09T14:43:37+00:00

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 1.2 points month on month, (down 2.1% MoM) to 55.2 in September. 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 [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index2019-10-09T14:43:37+00:00

September 2019

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

2019-09-25T18:31:49+00:00

Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 75.7% in August, up 0.4% month on month (m/m), and down 0.4% year on year (y/y) Figure 1 charts capacity utilization from 2000 to present. The MCU index is currently in the green zone which is considered to be ideal. After a long run at the bottom of the [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization2019-09-25T18:31:49+00:00

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

2019-09-27T20:32:02+00:00

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index increased by 2.7 points month on month, ( up 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 [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index2019-09-27T20:32:02+00:00

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

2019-09-17T19:59:59+00:00

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 Non-Manufacturing Index2019-09-17T19:59:59+00:00

ISM Manufacturing Index

2019-09-17T19:48:45+00:00

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 [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index2019-09-17T19:48:45+00:00

August 2019

U.S. Industrial Production

2019-08-20T18:47:56+00:00

The July Industrial production, (IP) report decreased slightly (0.2%) MoM for the month at 109.2. On a year on year, (y/y) basis, the IP index was up 1.2%. Industrial production is a pure measure of output, untainted by the effects of price swings, in the industrial part of the U.S. economy. Every month, the Federal [...]

U.S. Industrial Production2019-08-20T18:47:56+00:00

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

2019-08-20T19:07:58+00:00

Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 75.4% in July, down 0.6% month on month (m/m), and down 0.4% year on year (y/y) Figure 1, charts capacity utilization from 2000 to present. The MCU index is currently in the green zone which is considered to be ideal. After a long run at the bottom of the [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization2019-08-20T19:07:58+00:00

ISM Manufacturing Index

2019-08-20T18:14:26+00:00

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 0.5 points on month, (m/m) to 51.2 for July 2019. This value is an encouraging sign for the manufacturing sector.  The index has been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) for thirty-five consecutive months. The new orders sub-index scored a 50.8.  Overall, the ISM manufacturing index is strong [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index2019-08-20T18:14:26+00:00

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

2019-08-20T18:26:18+00:00

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 1.4 points month on month, (-3.2% MoM) to 53.7 in July. 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 Non-Manufacturing Index2019-08-20T18:26:18+00:00