September 2013 ISM Services Index Softens

Written by Steven Hansen The September 2013 ISM non-manufacturing (aka services) index continues its growth cycle – albeit less good – declining from 58.6  to 54.4 (above 50 signals expansion) – and the internals were also soft.

September 2013 ISM Manufacturing Survey Again Strengthens

Written by Steven Hansen The ISM Manufacturing survey for September 2013 showed the survey’s expansion again strengthened. The New Orders sub-index which historically correlates to the economy was “less good”.

August 2013 ISM Services Index Again Well Above Expectations

Written by Steven Hansen The August 2013 ISM non-manufacturing (aka services) index continues its growth cycle, improving from 56.0  to 58.6 (above 50 signals expansion) – and the internals were even stronger.