ISM Non-Mfg Index Up to 60.1 in February

Siegel, Gary E.
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/6/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32332, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing business activity composite index to 60.1 in February 2006 from 56.8 in January 2006, on a seasonally adjusted basis in the United States. An index below 50 shows a slowing economy, while a level above 50 suggests expansion. The employment index also rose to 58.2 from 56.9.


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