US Manufacturing Accelerates at Fastest Pace in 6.5 Years

#TuesdayTidbit: In November, US Manufacturing accelerated at its fastest pace in 6.5 years, with the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index reaching 63.9.


US Manufacturing Technology Orders up 5% Year-to-Date

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TUESDAY TIDBIT: Manufacturing technology orders continue to rise. According to the latest US Manufacturing Technology Orders Report (where do they come up with these names!), as of September, orders are up 5% year-to-date.

The report says key leading indicators are positive and suggests an acceleration in order activity at the close of 2017.