• Chicago PMI Decreased in October

    14 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the Chicago PMI: Chicago Business Barometer Declines to to 58.4 in October
    The MNI Chicago Business Barometer declined to 58.4 in October, the lowest reading since April, down 2.0 points from 60.4 in September.
    Business activity continued to expand at a healthy rate this month, despite the pace of activity decelerating for the third month in a row. A decline in order book growth and unfinished orders more than offset a rise in output, delivery times and employment, sending the Barometer to its lowest reading in six months. On the year, the Barometer was down 10.7%, the biggest...
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