Manufacturing Expanded in November, 115th Consecutive Month of Overall Economy Growth

The Institute for Supply Management issued their monthly report today outlining expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector for November.   The ISM covers 18 manufacturing sectors – 13 of which grew in November.  For the full article click here. 

Employment indicators report the 26th consecutive month of growth.  Survey respondents report labor related issues (mainly labor supply shortages) as a key constraint to production capability.

Raw Materials prices increased for the 33rd consecutive month, but the rate of price growth has slowed for the first time on over a year.

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