ISM

By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.2 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in March, down 2.4 percent from February’s 57.6
By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2017
The March PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 57.2 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 0.5 percent from February’s 57.7, which is the highest PMI reading going back to August 2014’s 57.9.
By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2017
The March PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 57.2 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 0.5 percent from February’s 57.7, which is the highest PMI reading going back to August 2014’s 57.9.
By Jeff Berman · March 3, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 57.6 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in February, which was up 1.1 percent over January and is the highest NMI going back to October 2015.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2017
The February PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in a 57.7 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.7 percent ahead of January, marking the highest monthly PMI reading going back to August 2014’s 57.9.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2017
The February PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in a 57.7 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.7 percent ahead of January, marking the highest monthly PMI reading going back to August 2014’s 57.9.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2017
The NRF is calling for 2017 online and other non-store/online sales (which NRF includes in its over all number) to head up between 8 and 12 percent.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.5 in January (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was down 0.1 percent from December.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2017
The January PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was up 1.5 percent over December by 1.5 percent at 56.0 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) and its highest reading since November 2014’s 57.6.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2017
The January PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was up 1.5 percent over December at 56.0 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) and its highest reading since November 2014’s 57.6.
By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 57.2 in December (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), matching November’s reading, while eclipsing the 12-month average of 55.0 and remaining at its highest level over the last 12 months, with the highest reading prior to that being October 2015’s 59.1.
By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 57.2 in December (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), matching November’s reading, while eclipsing the 12-month average of 55.0 and remaining at its highest level over the last 12 months, with the highest reading prior to that being October 2015’s 59.1.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2017
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in at 54.7 in December, a 1.3 percent gain over November, as well as turning in the highest PMI reading since December 2014’s 54.9. December’s PMI is the highest over the last 12 months and is 3.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.5, with the over all economy growing for 91 months in a row.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2017
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in at 54.7 in December, a 1.3 percent gain over November, as well as turning in the highest PMI reading since December 2014’s 54.9. December’s PMI is the highest over the last 12 months and is 3.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.5, with the over all economy growing for 91 months in a row.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2016
Supported by decent growth trends in recent months, the December 2016 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued today by the Institute for Supply Management makes it clear that the future looks fairly bright for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.

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