Usa, indice Pmi Chicago sale a 58,7 in maggio, sopra attese

venerdì 31 maggio 2013 15:55
 

The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago said on Friday its
index of Midwest business activity rose in May to 58.7 from 49.0
in April.  
   A Reuters survey of economists on average expected a median
reading of 50.0 in May versus the April figure of 49.0.   
  (seasonal adj)     
                         May    April  March  Feb    Jan    Dec 
  
NAPM-Chicago             58.7   49.0   52.4   56.8   55.6   50.0
Production               62.7   49.9   51.8   60.2   60.9   52.4
New Orders*              58.1   53.2   53.0   60.2   58.2   50.4
Order Backlog*           53.1   40.6   45.0   50.9   46.6   45.1
Inventories              40.4   40.6   41.0   50.1   55.0   48.7
Employment*              56.9   48.7   55.1   55.7   58.0   46.8
Supplier Deliveries*     52.3   47.9   58.0   50.3   49.9   52.8
Prices Paid              55.3   51.0   61.0   61.8   60.7   62.9
  
The * indicates components used to calculate index.