Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Chicago PMI

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 420)


Chicago PMI Suffers 4th Biggest Drop Since Lehman

Having surged to last October's highs last month, Chicago PMI tumbled back to mediocrity in November, missing extrapolatedly exuberant expecatations by the most since July. As 60.8 (against 63.0 expectations) this is barely above the levels of Q1's polar vortex as New Orders, Employment, and Production all fell (with only 2 components rising). Show More Summary

Here Comes Chicago PMI... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The November Chicago PMI report is set for release at 9:45 am ET. Expectations are for the report to show manufacturing in the midwest remains strong, but slowed slightly from October, with the index expected to come in at 63.0, down from 66.2 last month. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 24 Nov 14

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index declined from 0.47 in September to 0.14 in October. Markit’s PMI Services Flash for November fell -1.0 points from the October final to 56.3. The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index was unchanged in November at 10.5. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+


Great news out of the midwest. The Chicago purchasing managers index jumped to a12-month high of 66.2 in October, up from 60.5 in September. This smashed expectations for a 60.0 reading. "The bounceback in the Barometer marks a solid...Show More Summary

Final October Consumer Sentiment at 86.9, Chicago PMI increases to 66.2

Click on graph for larger image. The final Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for October was at 86.9, up from the preliminary reading of 86.4, and up from 84.6 in September.This was slightly above the consensus forecast of 86.4. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Smashes Expectations, Jumps To 12-Month High

Despite plunging consumer spending, Chicago PMI surged to 66.2 (against expectations of 60.0), its highest in 12 months. This is above even the highest economist estimate and is a 4-sigma beat... having been at one-year lows just 3 months ago. Show More Summary

Friday: Personal Income and Outlays, Chicago PMI, Consumer Sentiment

From Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Rebound, Remain Below Four Percent Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher across the board this weekShow More Summary

Guideposts For An Indecisive Stock Market

Three Economic Strikes Tuesday’s economic news carried a theme of “below expectations”. From The Wall Street Journal: The Chicago Business Barometer, referred to as the Chicago PMI, fell to 60.5 in September from 64.3 in August. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected a reading of 62. The Conference Board’s index of consumer conference [...]

Chicago PMI Misses As New Orders & Production Slump

US equity markets were sliding into the Chicago PMI print as early release indications proved correct and it missed expectations. Having flip-flopped from worst since July 2013 to almost cycle highs last month, Chicago PMI printed 60.5 (vs 62.0 expectations) hindered a drop in new orders and production. Show More Summary


At 9:45 a.m. ET, we'll get the September Chicago purchasing managers index report. Economists estimate this regional activity index slipped to 62.0 in September from 64.3 in August. "The August survey showed the headline index jumping...Show More Summary

Tuesday: Case-Shiller House Prices, Chicago PMI

Tuesday:• At 9:00 AM ET, S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for July. Although this is the June report, it is really a 3 month average of May, June and July. The consensus is for a 7.5% year-over-year increase in the Composite 20 index (NSA) for July. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Explodes To Biggest Beat In 10 Months, Employment Drops Further

Having collapsed to 13-month lows in July - with the biggest miss on record - Chicago's PMI rebounded the way only US macro 'soft-survey' data can. After plunging from 62.6 in June to 52.6 in July, August printed a magnificent 64.3 - its highest since May - showing up this data's noisy nature as entirely useless. Show More Summary

Here Comes Chicago PMI... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago's August PMI report is set for release at 9:45 am ET. Expectations are for the report to come in at 56.5, up from July's 52.6 reading, which was the lowest reading since June 2013. Though the...Show More Summary

Friday: Personal Income and Outlays, Chicago PMI, Consumer Sentiment

Friday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Personal Income and Outlays for July. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in personal income, and for a 0.1% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.2%.• At 9:45 AM, the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for August. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 25 Aug 14

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index, a gauge of overall economic activity and inflationary pressure, rose 0.27 points to 0.39 in August. The PMI Services Flash for August fell -1.5 points to 58.5. New home sales rose for July rose less than expected, coming in at an annualized rate of 412,000. The Dallas Fed general […]

ISM Manufacturing Hits a Three Year High

After a huge reported drop in the Chicago PMI on Thursday, today's ISM Manufacturing report surprised to the upside. While economists were expecting a level of 56.0, the actual reading came in at 57.1 which was up nearly two points from last month's reading of 55.3. Show More Summary

ISM Manufacturing Surges To 3 Year Highs, Construction Spending Plunges Most Since Jan 2011

The numbers have been 'adjusted' and all is well in the world. Never mind Chicago PMI, or US PMI, the ISM Manufacturing index for July printed 57.1 - the highest since April 2011 - well above expectations and last month's 55.3. Employment rose notably (the opposite of US PMI) and inventories contracted. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Collapses To 13-Month Lows, Biggest Miss On Record

``This was an 8 standard-deviation miss from analyst expectations (Joe Lavorgna was on the high side at 63.0). New orders, inventory, production, order backlogs, and prices paid all dropped (but employment rose?). This is the biggest 2-month drop since Lehman (and 2nd biggest since 1980). We await the seasonal adjustment "correction" as MNI get the call from Yellen.''

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC