July ISM Index at 54.7, Up From 53.8 in June

August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/2/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32436, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses a report from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) that reveals that the overall economy grew for the 57th consecutive month in July 2006 in the United States, while the manufacturing industry grew for the 38th time in as many months. The ISM index escalated to 54.7% in July 2006 from 53.8 in the previous month. July 2006 manufacturing growth was propelled by an increase in production following June's increase in new orders


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