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 upward.

January 2014 Empire State Survey Jumps Further Into Expansion Territory

Written by Steven Hansen The Empire State Manufacturing Survey jumped further into expansion territory in January 2014.

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.