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Monday, April 02, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.4 in March, which was 1 percent ahead of February’s 52.4.
Friday, February 03, 2012
Non-manufacturing activity is off to a good start in 2012, based on the results of the Institute for Supply Management’s January NMI, its index for measuring the sector’s overall health.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
While November marked the two-year anniversary of consecutive growth in the non-manufacturing sector, December made sure the push for three straight growth years got moving in the right direction, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
The December edition of Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business pointed to manufacturing growth finishing 2011 on a positive note.
Monday, December 05, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—hit 52 in November, down slightly from October’s 52.9.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Like its companion report focused on manufacturing, growth remained the primary theme for the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which showed growth in non-manufacturing sector grew for the 23rd consecutive month.
Although the numbers are showing continued signs of leveling out, the main theme of the October edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing (ISM) Report on Business indicated that growth is still occurring.
Friday, October 07, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—was 53.0 in September, down 0.3 percent from August. A reading above 50 represents growth.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.
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Tuesday, September 06, 2011
As was the case in July, the August edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business outperformed its sister report focused on manufacturing.