U.S. and Euroland manufacturing purchasing manager indices

Only a Slight U.S. Factory Sector Advantage Versus Euroland

November 4, 2019

The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index in October rose 0.5 index points to a 2-month high of 48.3, and Euroland’s IHS-compiled PMI edged 0.2 points higher to 45.9, which also represents a 2-month high. The differential between those two data series of 2.4 points in favor of the United States was similar to the […] More

U.S. and Ezone Factory Purchasing Manager Surveys in July 2017

August 1, 2017

The sharp relative improvement in U.S. manufacturing vis-a-vis Euroland seen in June was reversed partly a month later. The U.S. PMI fell 1.5 points to 56.3, while Euroland’s PMI declined by a lesser 0.8 points to 56.6. The euro continued to appreciate against the dollar in July, suggesting that the PMI will probably move back […] More