service purchasing managers indices

Further Widening of Non-Manufacturing PMI Spread

September 4, 2014

The 6.5-point gap in the U.S.-minus-Euroland services PMI differential constitutes the strongest U.S. advantage in a year.  Added to an 8.3-point manufacturing spread, their sum hasn’t been so large since late 2012.  A 0.9-point rise in the sales sub-index to 65.0 led the 0.9-point improvement in the U.S. index.  Euroland’s services PMI fell 0.7 points […] More