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ISM Manufacturing (Aug)

Survey 50.0
Actual 49.9
Prior 50.0
Revised n/a

Not bad; far from recession levels in a sector that will continue to decline as a percentage of GDP indefinately.


ISM Prices Paid (Aug)

Survey 82.0
Actual 77.0
Prior 88.5
Revised n/a

Less than expected, but still very high. Indication that most companies still paying higher prices even as commodities declined.




Construction Spending MoM (Jul)

Survey -0.4%
Actual -0.6%
Prior -0.4%
Revised 0.3%


Construction Spending YoY (Jul)

Survey n/a
Actual -4.8%
Prior -5.1%
Revised n/a

Still very weak, but smaller declines.


Construction Spending TABLE 1 (Jul)


Construction Spending TABLE 2 (Jul)


ABC Consumer Confidence (Aug 31)

Survey -49
Actual -47
Prior -50
Revised n/a