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Monday, February 01, 2016

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
Posted on 02/01 at 01:24 PM
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Monday, January 18, 2016

Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Posted on 01/18 at 10:08 AM
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Friday, January 15, 2016

The advent of the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, but can also be disruptive to U.S. supply chains.
Posted on 01/15 at 05:00 PM
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Monday, January 04, 2016

Manufacturing activity contracted in December for the second straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:52 PM
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The next four years are likely to see a re-imagining of the manufacturing supply chain amid changing customer demands and technological innovation.
Posted on 12/23 at 02:14 AM
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The number of vessels currently in the Great Lakes-Seaway system exceeds the five-year average as ships delivered much-needed supplies making a final push to export grain before the St. Lawrence Seaway closes in January.
Posted on 12/22 at 09:57 AM
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Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The December 2015 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued yesterday by the Institute for Supply Management took on two items that have been prevalent in addressing current trends in the form of: sharply lower oil prices the strength of the U.S. dollar. Each question was presented to the ISM’s manufacturing and non-manufacturing member respondents.
Posted on 12/09 at 01:56 PM
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Tuesday, December 01, 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.
Posted on 12/01 at 02:30 PM
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Is the U.S. manufacturing economy at the start of an extended slowdown, or just a brief correction to draw down inventory? And if the economy is slowing, is the U.S. trucking industry on the verge of entering a profit-killing era of overcapacity as it was during the Great Recession of 2008-2010?
Posted on 11/19 at 09:46 AM
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Monday, November 02, 2015

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, was 50.1 in October, which was down 0.1 percent from September and now at its lowest level since May 2013, when it was also at 50.1. The PMI has been at 50 or higher for 33 consecutive months, with the over all economy growing for 77 months in a row. The current PMI is 1.6 percent below the 12-month average of 52.7.
Posted on 11/02 at 02:35 PM
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