PMI Archive


[Skip to the end] Karim writes: Shocker is employment component of Chicago PMI ->up from 47.6 to 59.8; was at 38.1 in October. ISM employment component has been above 50 for the past 3mths but hasn’t translated into real job gwth. Full Chicago details: Jan Dec Activity 61.5 58.7 Prices paid 66.2 ...Read More

Friday mid day

Food, crude, metals up, dollar down, inflation up all over the world, well beyond CB ‘comfort levels.’ Nov new home sales continue weak, though there are probably fewer ‘desirable’ new homes priced to sell, and with starts are down the new supply will continue to be low for a while. The December ...Read More