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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.1 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in October, down 1.5 percent from September’s 58.6 and down 2.5 percent from August’s 59.6, which is the highest NMI reading since it was added to the report in January 2008.
Posted on 11/05 at 11:43 AM
Monday, November 03, 2014
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, headed up 2.4 percent to 59.0 in October (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth), which erased the 2.4 percent decline in September’s PMI. October’s PMI matched August’s 59.0, which was just off its highest reading since March 2011’s 59.1.
Posted on 11/03 at 02:12 PM
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Third annual event includes an appearance from President Obama, 1,500 events nationwide and its own movie.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Even though some of its key metrics dropped sequentially from August to September, the outlook for manufacturing over all remains strong, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 10/01 at 10:44 AM
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 2.7 percent to 58.7, which is its highest level since its inception in January 2008.
Friday, August 01, 2014
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.8 percent to 57.1 in July. This is 1.8 percent higher than the 12-month average of 55.3. The PMI has grown in 18 of the last 20 months, with economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanding for the last 14 months as the overall economy was up for the 62nd consecutive month.
Friday, May 16, 2014
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Thursday, May 01, 2014
The PMI saw a 1.2 increase from March to 54.9 in April, above the 12-month average of 54.4.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Even with some slippage for key metrics, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today the non-manufacturing activity in February remained on a growth path for the 49th consecutive month in its February Non-Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Posted on 03/05 at 01:09 PM
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Monday, March 03, 2014
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 1.9 percent to 53.2 in February.
Posted on 03/03 at 01:57 PM