ISM Non-Mfg Index 53.7 in Aug. v. 52.6 in July

Siegel, Gary
September 2012
Bond Buyer;9/7/2012, Vol. 121 Issue 33778, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the financial growth of the service providing industries in the U.S. According to the statistics presented, non manufacturing business composite index was 53.7 in August 2012 which is increased from July 2012. It also presents data for several economic factors including prices paid index, employment index, business activity/ production index and informs that the index above 50 depicts expansion of economy and indexes below 50 depicts that economy is slowing down.


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