ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

December 6th, 2017|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index fell-back 2.7 points in November to 57.4, falling short of analysts’ expectations. Last month the index rose to its highest level since October 2003. Despite the decline [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

December 5th, 2017|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The November Purchasers Manger’s Index posted a score of 58.2, falling 0.5 point month on month, (m/m) and a bit lower than analysts’ expectations. Despite the decline, the index remains at elevated levels. The new [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

Manufacturing capacity utilization advanced by 0.9 index points to reach its highest level since June 2008. Capacity utilization for manufacturing was 76.4% in October, a rate that is 2.0 percentage points below its long-run average. Utilization [...]

U.S. Industrial Production

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on U.S. Industrial Production

Industrial production moved-up 0.9% in October, month on month, (m/m) besting analyst’s consensus forecast. This was the strongest monthly gain since April of this year. Production was broad based, manufacturing production also recorded its best [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index advanced 0.3 points in October to 60.1 to its highest level since October 2003. The result once again exceeded analysts’ expectations. The results were generally positive, as [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

November 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The Purchasers Manger’s Index posted a score of 58.8, falling 2.1 points month on month, (m/m), lower than analysts’ expectations. Despite the decline, the index remains at elevated levels leaving the expectation of further gains [...]