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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.
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.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—rose 2.4 percent to 57.2 in November, topping the 12-month average of 54.9 and the highest NMI reading in the last 12 months. This is the highest NMI going back to October 2015, when it was at 59.1.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—rose 2.4 percent to 57.2 in November, topping the 12-month average of 54.9 and the highest NMI reading in the last 12 months. This is the highest NMI going back to October 2015, when it was at 59.1.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3 and a five-month high going back to July's 52.6. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · November 3, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 54.8 (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 2.3 percent from September, with economic growth for the non-manufacturing sector now intact for 81 consecutive months. The October NMI is even with the 12-month average of 54.8.
By Jeff Berman · November 3, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 54.8 (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), down 2.3 percent from September, with economic growth for the non-manufacturing sector now intact for 81 consecutive months. The October NMI is even with the 12-month average of 54.8.
By Jeff Berman · November 1, 2016
PMI index at 51.9 in October, a 0.4 percent gain over October, and it was 1.3 percent above the 12-month average of 50.6.
By Jeff Berman · November 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.9 in October (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), a 0.4 percent gain over September, and it was 1.3 percent above the 12-month average of 50.6.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 31, 2016
Now in its third year, ISM and Thomasnet are opening up the 30 Under 30 nominations to a global audience.
By Jeff Berman · October 5, 2016
September showed strong gains for non-manufacturing activity, according to data issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) in its Non-Manufacturing Report on Business. Like its sibling Manufacturing Report on Business.

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