Data Round-Up: PMI Defies Trade War Fears to Surge to Cycle-High

posted by Michael Lewis on September 04, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Manufacturing

Tags: PMI construction

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With tariffs coming here, there and everywhere, the consensus was expecting the PMI to drop at least a bit further in August. Instead, the PMI rose a stunning +3.2 points to 61.3, its best reading in 14+ years


FMI’s analysis of this morning’s August PMI and July Construction reports, as well as our Preview of the rest of this week’s major data releases 

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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