Commentaries

Looking for expansion in manufacturing

September 1, 2009

The Institute for Supply Management will release its latest survey on manufacturing at 10am, and all eyes will be on the headline index which should finally break through 50 – the break even mark between expansion contraction.

ISM has 50 in its sights

August 3, 2009

The latest data out on U.S. manufacturing is encouraging to say the least. Coupled with a similar improvement in Europe and it’s easy to get caught up in the giddy feeling that has definitely gripped the stock market.