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Monday, June 06, 2011
Despite a backdrop of negative jobs reports, sluggish home sales, and cautious consumer spending, the non-manufacturing sector remains in decent shape based on the results of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which showed growth for the 18th consecutive month in May.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
After four straight months of rapid growth in the manufacturing sector to kick off 2011, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that overall activity was down somewhat in May.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
With both the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business and Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showing strong growth for 23 and 17 months, respectively, it was not surprising that the ISM’s Semiannual Economic Forecast point to continued economic growth throughout the rest of the year.
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Like its companion report, which focuses on manufacturing, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showed positive growth for the 17th straight month in April.
Monday, May 02, 2011
While consumer spending is dragging somewhat due to increasing fuel prices, manufacturing growth shows no sign of stalling out based on data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
The Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business again showed positive growth for the 16th consecutive month.
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Monday, April 04, 2011
Manufacturing activity remains on very strong footing, according to data released by the Institute for Supply Management.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 59.7 in January, a 2.3 percent increase from December. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Momentum in the manufacturing sector is continuing at a strong pace, based on the most recent results of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) February Manufacturing Report on Business.
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Thursday, February 03, 2011
Like its companion report on the manufacturing side, the Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business is off to a good start in 2011, showing growth for the 14th straight month.