euro area manufacturing PMI

Factory PMI Spread Shifts in U.S. Direction for Third Straight Month

May 2, 2014

The U.S. minus Euroland manufacturing purchasing managers index differential rose to 1.5 points in April from 0.7 in March, 0.0 in February and minus 2.7 in January.  The U.S. reading rose in each of those months, including a 1.2-point advance in April.  This connotes an acceleration in the rise of manufacturing activity since January.  The […] More