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 [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

September 6th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

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 [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

September 6th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

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 [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

September 5th, 2019|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

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.  [...]