ISM Says Economic Growth Will Continue in 2016

Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout the remainder of 2016, according to the results of the Spring 2016 Semiannual Economic Forecast from the Institute for Supply Management.

ISM: Non-Manufacturing Sector Expands for 71st Consecutive Month

According to the latest report from ISM, economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew for the 71st consecutive month in December, despite a slight dip to 55.3% in the NMI.

ISM: Services Sector Activity Increases in January

The ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Index registered 1 percentage point higher in January than the seasonally adjusted reading from December. The majority of survey respondents feel positive about continued economic growth, ISM noted.

ISM: Services Sector Activity Slows in December

The Institute for Supply Management said its Non-Manufacturing Index registered 53% in December, 0.9 percentage point lower than November’s reading of 53.9%, indicating continued growth at a slightly slower rate.

ISM: December Manufacturing Index Second Highest of ’13

The Institute for Supply Management said activity in the manufacturing sector registered its second highest level for 2013 in December.

ISM: Services Sector Growth Slows in November

The Institute for Supply Management said growth in the non-manufacturing sector slowed in November, with respondents’ comments generally indicating a positive outlook for the upcoming months.

ISM: November Manufacturing Index Highest in 2013

The Institute for Supply Management said economic activity in the manufacturing sector has increased progressively each month since June, with November’s reading reflecting the highest index reading in 2013.

ISM: Services Sector Activity Slows in September

The ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Index registered 54.4% in September, 4.2 percentage points lower than August’s reading of 58.6%, indicating continued growth at a slower rate.

ISM: September Manufacturing Index Highest Since April 2011

The Institute for Supply Management said economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the fourth consecutive month, reaching its highest point since April 2011.

ISM: Services Sector, Manufacturing Expand in August

The Institute for Supply Management said the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow at a faster rate and the manufacturing sector expanded for the third consecutive month in August.