U.S. and Euroland manufacturing

U.S. Manufacturing Advantage Grew Versus Euro Area During July

August 1, 2019

The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing PMI in July slipped another half point of 51.2, which is a month short of a 3-year low. New business improved slightly, but the sub-indices fell for production, employment and prices. The slower improvement in U.S. manufacturing was outmatched by a faster deterioration in Euroland manufacturing. The IHS-compiled PMI for the […] More

U.S. Factory Sector Advantage Versus Euroland Widened Sharply in March

April 1, 2019

The 7.8-point spread in March between the U.S. ISM-compiled manufacturing purchasing managers index and the euro area IHS-compiled counterpart is the widest such has been in over six years and 4.9 index points greater than the width at the end of 2018. There is a caveat, however, and it is the a 0.6-point decline in […] More