Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

March 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 75.4% in February, a relatively flat % change month on month, (m/m). On a year on year (y/y) comparison the MCU was down 0.45%. Manufacturing fundamentals continue to improve. [...]

U.S. Industrial Production

March 27th, 2019|Comments Off on U.S. Industrial Production

The February Industrial production landed at 109.7, which was relatively flat MoM at 0.1%. This is encouraging after the change in January, which was downwards of 0.4%. These latest numbers released by the Federal Reserve [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

March 5th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 1.3 of a point month on month, (m/m) to a strong 59.7 in February. The indexes remain strong in 2019, up 2.3% 3MMA y/y. The [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

March 4th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved up 1.6 points month on month, (m/m) to 54.2 for February 2019. This continues the trend of the index being greater than 50, (>50 = expansion), now for 30 [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

February 10th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 1.3 of a point month on month, (m/m) to a strong 56.7 in January. The indexes remain strong in 2019, up 1.3% 3MMA [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

February 9th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved up 2.3 points on month, (m/m) to 56.6 for January 2019. This value is an encouraging sign for the manufacturing sector.  The index has been greater than 50, (>50 [...]

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