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Thursday, May 19, 2011

With both the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business and Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showing strong growth for 23 and 17 months, respectively, it was not surprising that the ISM’s Semiannual Economic Forecast point to continued economic growth throughout the rest of the year. The report, which was released this week, is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply executives.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—was 57.3 in March, 2.4 percentage points less than February’s 59.7. But despite the slight decrease, a reading above 50 represents growth.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Like its companion report on the manufacturing side, the Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business is off to a good start in 2011, showing growth for the 14th straight month.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The Institute for Supply Management reported today in its December Non-Manufacturing Report on Business that the non-manufacturing sector remained on a growth path for the 12th straight month. The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 57.1 in December, a 2.1 percent increase from November. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.

Friday, December 03, 2010

The Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business for November remained on the growth path it has been on for nearly a year. The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 55.0 in November, a 0.7 percent increase from October.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business for October continued the momentum it showed in September. The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 54.3 in October, a 1.1 percent gain from September.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Institute of Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business recovered some of its losses from its previous report, with a 1.7 percent gain from August to September.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Coming on the heels of a 0.5 percent gain from June to July, the Institute of Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business displayed the ongoing signs of a fragile economy with a decline from July to August.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

While various economic indices are showing signs of a declining economy, the Institute of Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business for July shows an economy that is still growing.


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