manufacturing purchasing managers indices

Afghanistan, Covid, and August Purchasing Manager Surveys

September 1, 2021

On this 82nd anniversary of the start of World War II, U.S. military forces have left Afghanistan, creating a whole new source of geopolitical uncertainty. The rapidly spreading Delta Variant of the Covid-19 pandemic remains the dominant economic and political wild card. There were over 160k newly identified U.S. cases of Covid yesterday, and almost […] More

The Day After

August 1, 2014

One day after share prices hit an air pocket, investors received a lot more high-profile economic news including the U.S. July Labor Department report on jobs and unemployment and numerous manufacturing purchasing manager surveys, also for July. Back to form, the dollar hasn’t moved much further.  The greenback has changed most against sterling, +0.3%, and […] More

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