CHICAGO AUGUST ISM AT 21-MONTH LOW

Weaker but still above 50. Same with new orders but backlog slipped back below 50.

The Chicago Purchasing Managers reported the CHICAGO BUSINESS BAROMETER slipped to a 21-month low in August. The Report was characterized by sizable declines in PRODUCTION and ORDER BACKLOGS. Still, the Business Barometer posted its 23rd month of expansion.

image

image

image

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *