Category Archives: ISM Surveys

Surveys released by Institute of Supply Management

January 2014 ISM Services Index Strengthens

Written by Steven Hansen The January 2014 ISM non-manufacturing (aka services) index continues its growth cycle, and strengthened marginally from 53.0 to 54.0 (above 50 signals expansion).  Important internals also strengthened – but note that last month’s internals were revised … Continue reading

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January 2014 ISM Manufacturing Survey Disappoints

Written by Steven Hansen The ISM Manufacturing survey for January 2014 showed the expansion again declined. The New Orders sub-index which historically correlates to the economy declined and now is barely in expansion.

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ISM Non Manufacturing New Orders Collapse

After the ISM’s manufacturing new orders for December showed some life last week we had reason to expect a good report from the Non Manufacturing (services) sector. It didn’t happen. Continue reading

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December 2013 ISM Services Index Internals Very Weak

Written by Steven Hansen The December 2013 ISM non-manufacturing (aka services) index continues its growth cycle, but weakened from 53.9  to 53.0 (above 50 signals expansion).  One important report internal crashed.

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December 2013 ISM Manufacturing Survey Above Expectations

Written by Steven Hansen The ISM Manufacturing survey for December 2013 showed the expansion was marginally weaker. The New Orders sub-index which historically correlates to the economy improved.

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