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Filed in Non-Manufacturing Index

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Despite a sequential decline, non-manufacturing activity in March remained positive, according to the March edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.

Monday, March 05, 2012

The January NMI—at 57.3—is up 0.5 percent over January and is at its highest level since reaching 58.3 in January 2011. A reading above 50 represents growth.

Friday, February 03, 2012

The January NMI—at 56.8—is up 3.8 percent over December’s and is at its highest level since reaching 56.3 in March 2011.

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).

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.

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

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.

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.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—was 52.7 in July, a 0.6 percent decline from June. A reading above 50 represents growth. And even with the sequential decline in the NMI the report showed growth in the non-manufacturing sector for the 20th consecutive month.

Friday, June 03, 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.


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