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Economic Report: ISM services index registers second-strongest reading in 13 years

The Institute for Supply Management said Thursday that its non-manufacturing index in November rose to 60.7%, up from 60.3% and the second-strongest reading in 13 years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

US Service Sector Sees Near-Record Growth: 5 Solid Buys

ISM services index registers second-strongest reading in 13 years in November amid gains in business activity and new orders. Economic activ.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: ISM services index decelerates in April to lowest level in two years

The Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing index slowed to a reading of 55.5% in April from 56.1% in March, the worst reading since Aug. 2017......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: ISM services index slows in April to lowest level in nearly two years

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing index slowed to a reading of 55.5% in April from 56.1% in March, the worst reading since Aug. 2017......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: Small-business optimism jumps to 34-year high, NFIB says

The National Federation of Independent Business small-business optimism index rose 3 points in May to a reading of 107.8, its second-highest level in 45 years and strongest of the recovery......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Manufacturing, service PMIs bounce back in October despite cost complaints

The flash reading of IHS Markit’s manufacturing purchasing managers index rose to a five-month high of 55.9 in October from 55.6, while the flash services PMI rose to a two-month high of 54.7 from 53.5 in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Philly Fed manufacturing index slumps into negative territory in February for the first time in nearly three years

The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index dropped sharply into negative territory. The index fell to a seasonally adjusted reading of -4.1 from 17 in the prior month. This is the first negative reading since May 2016......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment in May jumps to 15-year high

The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index in May climbed to a reading of 102.4, a 15-year high, from April’s reading of 97.2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Empire State manufacturing index climbs to six-month high in May

The Empire State manufacturing survey in May climbed to a six-month high of 17.8 from a reading of 10.1 in April, the New York Fed announced Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment slips in April while personal finance outlook hits 15-year high

The University of Michigan said the final reading of its consumer sentiment index in April was 97.2, down a touch from the 98.4 in reading in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2019

Economic Report: Philly Fed manufacturing index slows in April as outlook drops to three-year low

The Philadelphia Fed‘s manufacturing index declines to a reading of 8.5 in April from 13.7 in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. manufacturing PMI slides to 21-month low in March

The IHS Markit flash purchasing managers index for manufacturing in March fell to a 21-month low, while the services PMI weakened to a 2-month low......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2019

Economic Report: Wholesale prices creep higher in February, PPI shows, but inflation poses little threat

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services rose slightly in February, mostly because of higher gasoline prices, but inflation more broadly showed little threat to the economy. The producer price index edged up 0.1% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Empire State index softens in April as trade concerns darken longer-run outlook

The Empire State manufacturing index fell to a reading of 15.8 in April from 22.5 in March, the New York Fed said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Economic Report: University of Michigan consumer sentiment index slips to 3-month low on trade-war fears

The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index in April fell to a reading of 97.8, down from 101.4 in March. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 101......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Small-business sentiment barely registers an increase in April

An index of confidence among small-business owners ticked up fractionally in April as owners remain reasonably optimistic about their business prospects but with little momentum to sustain a big surge......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2018

Economic Report: Philly Fed manufacturing index rises to better-than-expected 34.4 in May

The Philadelphia Fed said Thursday its manufacturing index rose to a reading of 34.4 in May from 23.2 in April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment falls slightly in April, but Americans still upbeat about economy

The final reading for consumer sentiment fell slightly in May, but the index pointed to steady growth for the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018

Economic Report: Manufacturing picks up steam in May, ISM survey says

The Institute for Supply Management said Friday that its manufacturing index rose to a reading of 58.7%, up 1.4 percentage points from April and a two-month high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Economic Report: Empire State manufacturing index climbs to best level in eight months in June

The Empire State manufacturing survey rose 4.9 points in June to a reading of 25, the highest since October......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Philly Fed manufacturing index slows in June

The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index slowed to a reading of 19.9 in June from 34.4 in May......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 21st, 2018