ISM Manufacturing Index

March 6th, 2020|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

ISM Manufacturing Index:  The Institute of Supply Management’s Index moved down 0.8 points on month, (m/m) to 50.9 for February 2020, this value is a little weaker than the forecast of 50.7.  The index has been [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

February 28th, 2020|Comments Off on U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization: Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 75.1% in January, down 0.1% month on month (m/m), and down 2.1% year on year (y/y) Figure 1 charts capacity utilization from 2009 to present. [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

February 25th, 2020|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index decreased by 0.5 points month on month, (0.6% MoM) to 55.5 in January. The ISM nonmanufacturing survey measures the rate and direction of change in [...]

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 [...]