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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in May

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 54.9 points in May, up 0.1 percentage point from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. May’s reading indicates a ninth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, fifteen reported growth while one reported contraction. The Employment Index increased 1.5 points ...

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in April

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 54.8 points in April, down 2.4 percentage points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. April’s reading indicates an eighth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, sixteen reported growth while one reported contraction. The Employment Index decreased 6.9 points ...

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in March

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 57.2 points in March, down 0.5 percentage point from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. March’s reading indicates a seventh consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, seventeen reported growth while none reported contraction. The Employment Index increased 4.7 points ...

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in February

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 57.7 points in February, up 1.7 points from the previous month and the highest reading since August 2014, according to the Institute for Supply Management. February’s reading indicates a sixth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, seventeen reported growth while only one reported ...

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in January

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 56.0 points in January, up 1.5 points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. January’s reading indicates a fifth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, twelve reported growth while five reported contraction. The Employment Index rose 3.3 points to ...

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in December

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 54.7 points in December, up 1.5 points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. December’s reading indicates a fourth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, eleven reported growth while six reported contraction. The Employment Index rose 0.8 points to ...

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Manufacturing Expanded in September

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 51.5 points in September, up 2.1 points from August. September’s reading indicates expansion in the manufacturing sector (readings over 50 points denote expansion). Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, seven reported growth while eleven reported contraction. The Employment Index registered 49.7 points in September, up 1.4 points from August’s reading but indicating contraction for the third ...

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Manufacturing Contracted for the First Time in Nine Months

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 49.4 points in August, down 3.2 points from July’s reading and indicating contraction in the manufacturing sector for the first time since February. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, only six reported growth during the month while eleven reported contraction. The Employment Index registered 48.3 points in August, down 1.1 points from July’s reading, indicating contraction ...

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Manufacturing Expands for Fifth Consecutive Month

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 52.6 points in July. Although the index was 0.6 points lower than in June, July’s reading marked the fifth consecutive month of growth in the manufacturing sector as readings above 50 indicate expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, eleven reported growth during the month. The Employment Index fell 1 point to 49.4, indicating employment contraction. ...

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Manufacturing Expands for Third Consecutive Month

The ISM Manufacturing Index rose to 51.3 points in May – up 0.5 points from April’s reading of 50.8. May’s reading marks the third consecutive month of growth in the manufacturing industry, as readings above 50 indicate expansion. Of the eighteen manufacturing industries, twelve reported growth while six reported contraction. The employment index registered 49.2 points, marking the sixth consecutive ...

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