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ISM Report: Manufacturing Continues Contraction, Records Best Performance Since November 2022

Oct. 3, 2023
The September Manufacturing PMI indicates the overall economy grew slightly after contracting for nine consecutive months, notes the report.
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US Manufactured Goods Beat Expectations To Rise in August

Sept. 27, 2023
Tighter interest rates increase borrowing costs for consumers and businesses, which impacts demand for goods and services.
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ISM Report: Manufacturing Contraction Continues in August

Sept. 6, 2023
Half of the six biggest manufacturing industries reported growth last month, notes the report.
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US Manufactured Goods Orders Slump in July

Aug. 24, 2023
New orders for durable goods fell 5.2% from June to July to $285.9 billion, according to Commerce Department data.
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The Post-Industrial Service Economy Isn’t Working for the Middle Class

Aug. 11, 2023
Wages and benefits from manufacturing jobs used to give adults with a high school education a path into the middle class.


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May 8, 2024
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US Manufactured Goods Orders Jumped Unexpectedly in April

May 30, 2023
The largest factor behind the surprise rise in durable goods orders was defense spending, with new orders of defense aircraft and parts increasing by almost a third from a month...
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Jobs Report: Manufacturing Jobs Flat at Historically Low Unemployment

May 5, 2023
The latest data show that manufacturing unemployment fell to 2.8% in April.
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US Manufacturing Contracted Again in April: Survey

May 1, 2023
The ISM manufacturing survey rose slightly to 47.1% last month, up 0.8 percentage points from March.
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US Manufactured Goods Orders Jump in March

April 27, 2023
The rise of manufactured durable goods was fueled by a 9.1% rise in transportation equipment and a 3.5% increase in non-defense goods.