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Monday, June 03, 2013
Manufacturing activity in May contracted for the first time since November 2012, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity—at 49 in May was down 1.7 percent from April’s 50.7.
Posted on 06/03 at 12:44 PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
As the global economic picture remains, um, murky, a recent report in the Wall Street Journal observed that declining manufacturing output in China, the world’s second largest economy after the United States, is cause for concern.
Posted on 05/28 at 09:33 AM
Monday, May 20, 2013
Senior economist reports calmer global economy, calls for regional policy innovation.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Shippers may have been cheered by last month’s manufacturing report issued from the Institute for Supply Management, but other key indicators suggest caution.
Posted on 05/02 at 10:15 AM
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity for April remained in growth territory despite a relatively minimal gain in its core index, known as the PMI.
Posted on 05/01 at 01:07 PM
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
In its spring 2013 Semiannual Economic Forecast, the Institute for Supply Management said its spring 2013 Semiannual Report is calling for economic growth for the rest of the year in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Four out of five executives surveyed say nearshoring will be an important decision in coming year.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
U.S. growth projections are particularly high, from a $2.5b market in 2011 to $9b in 2021.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
"Gang of Eight" legislation enables foreign graduate students to remain in U.S. after receiving advanced degree, raises H-1B visa cap
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Monday, April 01, 2013
While some of its key metrics saw sequential declines, manufacturing growth continues to head in the right direction, according to monthly Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Posted on 04/01 at 12:55 PM