ISM Manufacturing Index

January 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 0.9 points on month, (m/m) to 47.2 for December 2019. This value is a discouraging sign for the manufacturing sector.  The index has been greater than 50, [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

January 7th, 2020|Comments Off on U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization: Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 74.5% in June, down 0.7% month on month, (m/m), its second monthly decreasing for the year. On a year on year (y/y) comparison the MCU was [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

January 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 0.8 points month on month, (-1.5% MoM) to 53.9 in November. The ISM nonmanufacturing survey measures the rate and direction of change in [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

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

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, [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

October 4th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

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 [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

September 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

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 [...]