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Highest Shipments Index Since December 2010

Highest Shipments Index Since December 2010 Reported by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity for September   Supported by a sizeable increase in the index for shipments-which, at a reading of 22, is the highest shipments index since December 2010, the composite manufacturing index rose from 14 to 19, according to [...]

2017-09-30T09:24:08+00:00A View|

Overall Economy Grew 71st Consecutive Month

5/1/15 The Institute for Supply Management released its April 2015 Report on Business Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 28th consecutive month and the overall economy grew for the 71st consecutive month say the nation’s supply executives in this latest report. The April PMI registered 51.5 percent, the same reading [...]

2015-05-01T17:48:09+00:00A View|

2014 Fourth Quarter GDP Increased 2.2%

Real 2014 Fourth Quarter GDP increased 2.2% On Friday the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) issued its third and final estimate of 2014 fourth quarter GDP: Real Gross Domestic Product-the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes-increased at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in the [...]

2015-03-27T18:31:32+00:00A View|

Automation Means Jobs Lost

New Orders for manufactured durable goods in December decreased by 4.3 percent. The decrease, down two of the last three months, followed a 2.6 percent November increase. Shipments of manufactured durable goods in December, decreased 1.9 percent following four consecutive monthly increases. Unfilled orders for manufactured durable goods in December, up ten of the last [...]

2014-01-31T16:51:08+00:00A View|

U.S. Economic Muscle is Resilient

Monday 9/23/13:The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) It came in with an increase to +0.14 in August from -0.43 in July. Nice news. The index’s 3 month moving average (cfnai-ma3) increased to -0.18 in august from -0.24 in July, marking its sixth consecutive reading below zero. Augusts’ CFNAI-MA3 suggests economic activity was below its [...]

2013-09-27T15:20:08+00:00A View|

Overall Growth for 49 Consecutive Months

The Institute for Supply Management  June Report on Business Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June following one month of contraction, and the overall economy grew for the 49th consecutive month. The Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) registered 50.9 percent; an increase of 1.9 percentage points from May’s reading of 49 percent, indicating expansion [...]

2013-07-05T17:08:07+00:00A View|