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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.''

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

We warned last month that under the covers Chicago PMI looked a lot weaker than the headlines and this morning's collapse confirms that. Against expectations of a small rise to 63.0, Chicago PMI plunged from 62.6 to 52.6 (13-month lows) for the biggest miss on record. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI declines to 52.6

From the Chicago ISM: Chicago Business Barometer Down 10.0 points to 52.6 in July The Chicago Business Barometer dropped 10.0 points to 52.6 in July, significantly down from May’s seven month high of 65.5, led by a collapse in Production...Show More Summary

Here Comes Chicago PMI...

The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index will be published at 9:45 a.m. ET. Economists estimate this regional activity index climbed to 63.0 in July from 62.6 in June. "This report on business activity in the Midwest region was broadly positive throughout Q2," said Nomura economists. Show More Summary

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Chicago PMI

From Tim Duy on the FOMC Statement at Economist's View At the conclusion of this week's FOMC meeting, policymakers released yet another statement that only a FedWatcher could love. It is definitely an exercise in reading between the lines. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 30 Jun 14

The Chicago PMI fell 2.9 points to 62.6 in June. The National Association of Reators’ pending home sales index rose 6.1% to 103.9 in May. The Dallas Fed Manufacturing survey’s business activity index rose 2.4 points to 11.4 in June. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+

We're In The Middle Of A Major Economic Snapback

This morning we learned the three-month moving average for Chicago PMI climbed 2.2 to 63.7, the highest reading since the three months ending April 2011 (the actual figure for June missed expectations and came in behind). Deutsche Bank's Joe LaVorgna says this confirms we are in the midst of a "snapback" from an anomalous Q1 GDP contraction. Show More Summary

Markets Aren't Doing Much (DIA, SPX, QQQ, GPRO)

Markets are mixed after the first batch of economic data on this busy holiday-shortened week. The Dow is up 1 point, the S&P 500 is up 2 points, and the Nasdaq is up 8 points. On the economic data front, the June Chicago PMI report came in at 62.6, a bit below expectations for a 63 reading. Show More Summary

Q2 Rebound Fail: Chicago PMI Drops, Misses By Most Since March

Following last month's "see, the Q2 rebound is a real thing" exuberance, Chicago PMI re-tumbled in June to 62.5, its biggest miss in 3 months. This is the biggest headline drop since March as inventories rose, order backlogs fell, and new orders fell. On the bright side (despite the fall in new orders, employment rose). It seems the hopes and dreams of Q2 are fading.


The Chicago branch of the Institute for Supply Management releases its latest activity survey at 9:45 a.m. Consensus is for a reading of 63, down from 65.5 in May. Here's what it's looked like recently: Join the conversation about this story »

Key Events In The Coming Holiday-Shortened, Very Busy Week

The holiday shortened and very busy week includes the following highlights: [on Monday] US Chicago PMI (expect a small move down to a still-strong level of 62), Euro area flash harmonized CPI (expect a slight fall to 0.40% yoy), UK GFK...Show More Summary

Monday: Chicago PMI, Pending Home Sales

Monday:• At 9:45 AM ET, the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for June. The consensus is for a decrease to 64.0, down from 65.5 in May.• At 10:00 AM, the Pending Home Sales Index for May. The consensus is for a 1% increase in the index.• At 10:30 AM, the Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey for June. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 30 May 14

Personal income rose 0.3% in April, while personal spending fell -0.1%. The PCE Price index rose 0.2% at both the headline and core level. The Chicago PMI rose another 2.5 points in May to a strong 65.5. The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index rose a slight 0.1 points to 81.9 in May. Dale’s social [...]

Final May Consumer Sentiment at 81.9, Chicago PMI increases to 65.5

Click on graph for larger image. The final Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for May decreased to 81.9 from the April reading of 84.1, and was up slightly from the preliminary May reading of 81.8. This was below the consensus forecast of 82.5. Show More Summary

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