July 2006
Caribbean Business;7/13/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 27, p15
The article provides information on economic and financial performance of the U.S. in June 2006. The manufacturing index of the Institute for Supply Management decreased to 53.8. In addition, the employment index dropped to 48.7 percent. Moreover, the decline in residential construction is a clear indication of the slowdown of the housing market.


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