PMI

By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 49.4 in August, which was down 3.2% compared to July for its first decline going back to February’s 49.5. August’s PMI is 0.8% below the 12-month average of 50.2. And the ISM said that the over all economy expanded in July for the 87th month in a row, despite the PMI’s decline in August.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 49.4 in August, which was down 3.2% compared to July for its first decline going back to February’s 49.5.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2016
Even with a slight decline from June, manufacturing growth remained intact in July to kick off the second half of 2016, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business released today by the Institute for Supply Management.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped May by 1.9 percent and is the fourth straight month of growth.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.3 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in May, representing a 0.5 percent gain over April.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 51.3 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in May, representing a 0.5 percent gain over April.
By Jeff Berman · May 2, 2016
Manufacturing activity in April remained on the right side of growth for the second straight month, following six months of contraction, according to the April edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2016
ISM said that the PMI, its index used to measure growth, was 51.8 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped February’s 49.5 by 2.3 percent.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2016
In its Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM said that the PMI, its index to measure growth, was 49.5 in February (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), topping January by 1.3 percent and sub-50 for the fifth month in a row.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2016
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, came in at 48.2 (50 or higher indicates growth) in December, which dropped 0.4 percent compared to November’s 48.6.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2016
Manufacturing activity contracted in December for the second straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2015
While staving off contraction in the previous four months, manufacturing in November did not grow, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2015
While staving off contraction in the previous four months, manufacturing in November did not grow, according to the most recent edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.

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