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Payrolls Preview: Here Comes The Post-Hurricane Surge

Submitted by RanSquawk The BLS will release the October Employment Report at 08:30am ET on Friday, November 3.  The Street is looking for a veritable surge in hiring following the hurricane-related disruption last month sent monthly payrolls to the first negative print in 7 years. Analysts also expect wage growth to continue rising: Median forecasts […]

Q3 Earnings Season Begins This Week: Here Are The 3 Things Goldman Clients Are Focusing On

It's that time in the quarter again: 3Q earnings season begins this week with Wall Street consensus expecting S&P 500 EPS growth of just 5% (3% ex-Energy), a sharp drop from the last two quarters (Q1 was+14% and Q2 +11%). According to Goldman's Davis Kostin, "solid economic activity coupled with a weak USD will support […]

ISM Services Sees Strong Growth in February, Outlook Positive / JILL MISLINSKI / 03/03/2017 The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) has now released the February Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), also known as the ISM Services PMI. The headline Composite Index is at 57.6 percent, up 1.1 from 56.5 last month. Today’s number came in above the forecast of 56.5 percent. Here is the report summary: “The […]

ISM Dips Into Negative Territory; It’s “An Anomaly, Just a Pause”

Manufacturing ISM:49.4. Not a single economist expected contraction. — Mike Shedlock (@MishGEA) September 1, 2016 / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 1, 2016 Let’s take another look at the alleged manufacturing signs of life starting with today’s ISM report. The Econoday consensus estimate was 52.2 in a range of 51.2 to 53.0. The Manufacturing ISM came […]

From Euphoria To Despair And Getting Nowhere / by Jeffrey P. Snider • September 1, 2016 For October 2014, the ISM estimated that its Chicago Business Barometer was a blistering 66.2. Encompassing much of the Midwest and a good deal of auto and parts production, that level seemed to make sense. As any economist would say then, the US economy was on the verge […]

US Services Economy ‘Bounce’ Dies – ISM/PMI Near “Weakest Expansion Since The Recession”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by Tyler Durden – Jun 3, 2016 10:07 AM The brief April bounce in US Services economy has died as PMI slipped back to 51.3 as Markit warns “the service sector reported one of the weakest expansions since the […]

ISM New York Collapses To 7-Year Lows

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by Tyler Durden – 9:54AM ISM New York’s purchasing managers survey collapsed in May from 57.00 to 37.2 – the lowest since April 2009. The bloodbath is the biggest monthly drop since May 2007. While ‘hope’ rose rather stunningly […]

Dear “Initial Jobless Claims”-Creator, Explain This

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by Tyler Durden / June 2, 2016 8:46AM Initial jobless claims printed 267k – slightly better than expected and very slightly less than last week – which is odd because both ISM Manufacturing and ISM Service employment data […]

ISM a Leading Indicator of Jobs? Why 2016 Will Shock to the Downside! / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / January 06, 2016 ISM a Leading Indicator of Jobs? I expect monthly jobs reports in 2016 will shock to the downside. Before I list all the reasons, here’s an interesting chart that suggests manufacturing ISM is a leading indicator of jobs. Upturns and Downturns in ISM vs. Nonfarm Payrolls The above […]

Alternative ISM for Metalworking, Plastics, Composites Suggests Economic Contraction / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:17 AM About a week ago I received an interesting email from reader Steve Kline Jr. Kline is Director of Market Intelligence at Gardner Business Media, Inc., a B2B media company that conducts surveys similar to the ISM. Steve writes … Hello Mish I own B2B media […]