ISM Index at 54.4 in May, Down From 57.3 in April

Siegel, Gary E.
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/2/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32394, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports that the overall economy of the U.S. grew for the 55th straight month in May 2006 while the manufacturing sector expanded for the 36th time is as many months, according to the Institute for Supply Management. The ISM index decreased to 54.4 in May from 57.3 in April. Economists predict that the index would drop to 56.0.


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