Tuesday's ISM report coincides with other signs that manufacturing is helping drive the U.S. economy's improvement.
All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on...
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The low level signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong.
The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove far stronger than the first half.
The Dallas-Plano-Irving and Lake Charles, La. metros top the construction growth List; Steubenville-Weirton, Ohio-W.V. have the biggest declines.
Manufacturing production expected to increase 3.4 percent in 2014 and 4 percent in 2015; Projections for GDP growth of 2.2 percent in 2014 and 3 percent in 2015.
Orders for durable goods rose 22.6 percent in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the largest one-month gain on record.
The Federal Reserve's annual conference opened with Chair Janet Yellen suggesting that the U.S. economy still needs help in the form of ultra-low rates and that U.S. inflation has yet to become a problem.
Nonresidential building continued to advance, supported by yet another robust month for manufacturing plant projects, as well as improvement for commercial building.
The index was held back by a drop in average weekly hours in manufacturing and weaker orders for civilian capital goods.
The preliminary version of HSBC's manufacturing index, released Thursday, fell to a three-month low of 50.3, indicating that manufacturing businesses are barely growing.
Following an 8 percent first quarter deficit increase, the U.S. manufactures deficit more than doubled in Q2.
Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.6 percent in June to $53.0 billion, a third consecutive increase.
Seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.7 percent for June in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.3 percent in the EU282, according to first estimates from Eurostat.
Duracell is the biggest name of as many as 100 brands that Procter & Gamble is considering divesting.
The Industrial Supply Association Manufacturing Index rose for a third straight month.
The rise was the fastest pace since November and followed declines of 4 percent in June and 7.4 percent in May.
It's been a grim summer in much of the world. Yet investors in the United States have largely shrugged it off — so far at least.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday a modest producer price index increase for the month of July.
Overall industrial production, which includes manufacturing, mining and utilities, rose 0.4 percent in July.
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Seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.3 percent in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.1 percent in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up 7.3 percent from May’s total and up 9.9 percent from June 2013.
U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years.
Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to hit an all-time record in August with retailers concerned about the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract.
June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $405.73 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
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