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By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2013
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By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2013
The ISM’s monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business said that the index used by the ISM to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.7 in May, rising 0.6 percent from April.
By Jeff Berman · June 3, 2013
Manufacturing activity in May contracted for the first time since November 2012, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity—at 49 in May was down 1.7 percent from April’s 50.7.
By Jeff Berman · May 3, 2013
The ISM’s monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index used by the ISM to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.1 in April, falling 1.3 percent from March. Despite the decline, though, non-manufacturing activity increased for the 40th consecutive month.
By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2013
Shippers may have been cheered by last month’s manufacturing report issued from the Institute for Supply Management, but other key indicators suggest caution.
By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity for April remained in growth territory despite a relatively minimal gain in its core index, known as the PMI.
By Jeff Berman · April 30, 2013
In its spring 2013 Semiannual Economic Forecast, the Institute for Supply Management said its spring 2013 Semiannual Report is calling for economic growth for the rest of the year in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2013
Coming off of a month which saw its highest reading in a year, non-manufacturing activity in March still showed positive signs, according to data released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2013
While some of its key metrics saw sequential declines, manufacturing growth continues to head in the right direction, according to monthly Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · March 5, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that non-manufacturing activity in February hit its highest level in a year, with non-manufacturing activity growing for the 38th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2013
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By Jeff Berman · February 5, 2013
In its monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM reported that the index it uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.2 in January, down 0.5 percent from December and above the 12-month average of 54.5.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.1 in January, which tops December by 2.9 percent.

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