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Purchasing Manager Index

US Purchasing Manager Index

The PMI measures the optimism of the country's manufacturing sector and is a forecast of economic growth by reporting monthly changes in purchases made by anufacturers. A value of 50 indicates an increase in purchases, while a value below 50 indicates a decrease.

Date Value Previous Change
Jan 2014 51.3 56.5 -9.20 %
Dec 2013 56.5 57.0 -0.88 %
Nov 2013 57.0 56.6 +0.71 %
Oct 2013 56.6 56.0 +1.07 %
Sep 2013 56.0 56.3 -0.53 %
Aug 2013 56.3 54.9 +2.55 %
Jul 2013 54.9 52.5 +4.57 %
Jun 2013 52.5 50.0 +5.00 %
May 2013 50.0 50.0 -- 
Apr 2013 50.0 51.5 -2.91 %
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