ISM Index Slips to 57.0 in December

Siegel, Gary
January 2014
Bond Buyer;1/3/2014, Vol. 123 Issue F301, p1
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the overall growth of economy in the U.S. for the fifty-fifth straight time and expansion of the manufacturing sector for the seventh consecutive month in November 2013, as announced by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). As per the ISM's monthly report on business, the ISM index dipped to 57 in December from 57.3 in November. It adds that economists polled by information services firm Thomson Reuters Corp. have made a prediction that the index would fall to 57.0.


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