manufacturing PMIs in the U.S. and Euro area

Spread Between U.S. and Ezone Manufacturing PMIs at a 4-Year High

December 3, 2018

The point differential between the ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing PMI and the IHS-compiled Euroland manufacturing purchasing managers index widened 1.8 points in November to 7.5, its greatest width since a similar spread in November 2014. This more sizable U.S. advantage happened in spite of a pricier dollar. With a large export-derived base, manufacturing prosperity┬átends to ebb […] More

Factory Sector Growth in the U.S. and Euroland Slowed Last Month

April 3, 2018

The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index in March printed at 59.3, 1.5 points lower than in February but still 0.2 points above January’s reading. Indices for incoming orders, production, and employment respectively fell by 2.3, 1.0, and 2.4 points, but the score for inflation jumped 3.9 points to a lofty 78.1. The IHS-compiled manufacturing […] More