U.S. Industrial Production

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Industrial Production

The March Industrial production, (IP) report rises as capacity utilization came in at a three year high, gaining 0.5% month on month, (m/m). On a year on year, (y/y) basis, the IP index was up [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index fell 0.7 point month on month, (m/m) to a still very strong 58.8 in March. The indexes is off strong start in 2018, up one point from [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

April 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The March Purchasers Manager’s Index moved down 1.5 points month on month, (m/m) to 59.3. This value is an encouraging sign for the manufacturing sector. The index has been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) [...]

U.S. Industrial Production

March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Industrial Production

The February Industrial production, (IP) report was better than analyst’s expectation, gaining 1.1% month on month, (m/m). This after a disappointing negative 0.3% change in January. On a three month moving average, (3MMA) of IP [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

March 6th, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index fell 0.4 point month on month, (m/m) to a still very strong 59.5 in February. The indexes is off strong start in 2018, up two points from [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

March 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The February Purchasers Manager’s Index moved up 1.7 points month on month, (m/m) to 60.8, its first time in the “sixties” since 2004. This value was well above consensus expectations and an encouraging sign for [...]

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