ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index got off to a strong start in 2018, climbing 3.9 points in January to 59.9, besting analyst’s expectations. The strong advance in the index points to continued [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

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

The January Purchasers Manager’s Index fell-back 0.6 point month on month, (m/m) to 59.1, lower than December’s revised 59.7, but still topping analysts’ expectations. The index has been greater than 50, (>50 = expansion) for [...]

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing composite index fell-back 2.7 points in December to 55.9, its second decline in as many months. Despite the decline in November and December, the index represents continued growth in [...]

ISM Manufacturing Index

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on ISM Manufacturing Index

The December Purchasers Manager’s Index ended the year on a positive note climbing 1.5 points point month on month, (m/m) to reach 59.7, easily topping analysts’ expectations. The index has now been greater than 50 [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

December 29th, 2017|Comments Off on U.S. Manufacturing Capacity Utilization

Manufacturing capacity utilization (MCU), scored a 76.4% in November, up 0.12% month on month, (m/m), its third consecutive monthly increase. On a year on year (y/y) comparison the MCU was up 2.2%. Manufacturing fundamentals continue [...]

U.S. Industrial Production

December 16th, 2017|Comments Off on U.S. Industrial Production

Industrial production moved-up 0.2% in November, month on month, (m/m) a bit shy of analyst’s consensus forecast, but its third consecutive monthly increase. Overall capacity utilization as well as manufacturing each gained 0.1 percentage point [...]

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