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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: 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: Consumer sentiment in January falls to worst level since Trump election

The University of Michigan’s consumer-sentiment index plunged to a reading of 91.2 in January from 98.3 in December, the worst since Donald Trump was elected president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Economic Report: Worker pay and benefits rise at fastest pace in 11 years, ECI shows

The employment cost index rose 0.7% in the fourth quarter and showed the fastest annual increase in pay and benefits for American workers in 11 years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Worker pay and benefits rise at fastest pace in 11 years, ECI finds

The employment cost index rose 0.7% in the fourth quarter and showed the fastest annual increase in pay and benefits for American workers in 11 years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Empire State manufacturing index slumps in January to lowest level in more than a year

The Empire State manufacturing survey fell 7.6 points in January to a reading of 3.9, the lowest level in more than a year, the New York Fed said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Economic Report: Empire State manufacturing index slumps again in January to lowest level in more than a year

The Empire State manufacturing survey fell 7.6 points in January to a reading of 3.9, the lowest level in more than a year, the New York Fed said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Economic Report: A production bump offset a softer jobs reading in improved Chicago Fed national activity index

Improved factory performance offset some softening seen in an otherwise strong job market, pushing up a broad measure of the U.S. economy from the Chicago Federal Reserve in November......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Busy factories offset softer jobs reading in improved Chicago Fed national activity index

Improved factory performance offset some softening seen in an otherwise strong job market, pushing up a broad measure of the U.S. economy from the Chicago Federal Reserve in November......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Philly Fed manufacturing index signals steady growth at high level in October

The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index slowed a bit to a reading of 22.2 in October from 22.9 in September, the regional Fed bank said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018

Economic Report: Empire State index points to strong factory activity in October

The Empire State manufacturing index rose 2.1 points to a strong 21.1 reading in October, the New York Fed said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment slips from heady levels in October

The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index in October fell to a reading of 99 from 100.1 in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Wholesale inflation is back again, PPI shows, but it’s not rising as rapidly as it was earlier in the year

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services snapped back in September, but the level of inflationary pressure appears to have eased, at least temporarily. The producer price index climbed by 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. consumer sentiment cools a bit in late September

The final reading of the University of Michigan’s consumer-sentiment index in September was 100.1, above August’s 96.2 reading but lower than the preliminary reading of 100.8......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 28th, 2018

Economic Report: Cost of imported goods post biggest drop in 2 ½ years

The cost of goods imported into the U.S. fell in August for the second straight month and posted the biggest drop in two and a half years, largely reflecting lower oil prices. The import price index sank 0.6% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: American manufacturers growing at fastest pace in 14 years, ISM finds

American manufacturers are on a roll: Business conditions surged in August to a 14-year high, according to a a survey of industry executives. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index jumped to a 14-year high of 61.3% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Philly Fed index sinks in August to lowest reading in 21 months

The Philly Fed manufacturing index fell 14 points to a reading of 11.9 in August......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 16th, 2018

Economic Report: ISM services index in July falls to 11-month low

The Institute for Supply Management said Friday that its non-manufacturing index fell to 55.7% in July, an 11-month low, from 59.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2018

Economic Report: Empire State manufacturing index edges down in July from 8-month high

The Empire State manufacturing index fell 2.4 points in July to a reading of 22.6, the New York Fed said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2018