U.S. manufacturing

Widest U.S. Minus Euroland Factory PMI Differential Since Before the Great Recession Seen in April

May 2, 2012

The U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index increased by 1.4 points to a greater-than-expected 54.8 in April, which was also a 10-month peak.  Euroland’s comparable index, in comparison, fell 1.8 points to 45.9, causing the spread between the two measures to widen by 3.2 points to 8.9 points.  The spread increased 5.5 points in the two […] More