By Ronald Rutherford It has been a while since I reported on the ISM indexes and the reports produced by the Institute of Supply Management. These reports tend to be the most underrated of much of the macroeconomic reporting. But they contain a lot of information and nuances that other indicators do not show. Show More Summary
Alon USA Energy's (ALJ) Q4 2013 Results Earnings Conference Call March 07, 2014 11:30 AM ET Executives Stacey Hudson - IR Manager Paul Eisman - President and CEO Shai Even - Chief Financial Officer Alan Moret - SVP of Supply Analysts Jeff...Show More Summary
You want to prove that you're the best at managing an industrial farm at the back-end of agricultural supply chains, but you can't get enough of your team-mates together for a raising game of Agricola. Don't worry! Thanks to Z-Man Games,...Show More Summary
Can we really attribute all of the horrendously weak economic data to icy pavements and polar vortexes? The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) services sector report for February recorded its weakest data point in four years (51.6), posting a percentage decline that is the second worst ever. In...
The results of the Institute for Supply Management's monthly survey of firms in the American services sector revealed concern about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. " The Affordable Care Act is creating significant financial...Show More Summary
Service sector growth unexpectedly tumbled last month to a four-year low, the Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday, in another sign that extreme weather has hurt the economic recovery this winter.
Heads up! We are minutes away from the release of the results of the Institute for Supply Management's monthly survey of American services-sector firms, due out at 10 AM ET. Economists predict the report's headline purchasing managers...Show More Summary
Raising renewable energy to 14 percent of the electricity supply operated by power grid manager PJM Interconnection would reduce CO2 emissions by 12 percent compared to 2011 levels, according to a study. Under a 30 percent renewable energy penetration scenario, in which more than 100,000 MW of renewable capacity is added, emissions would drop 29 […]
WASHINGTON -- Factory growth picked up last month after a January plunge, but still appeared to be hampered by bad weather in much of the country, the Institute for Supply Management said Monday.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) provided a mixed view of the current state of the manufacturing sector. First andRead the Rest...
Nick Ut/AP By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK -- U.S. manufacturing growth rebounded off an eight-month low in February, helped by a recovery in new orders, an industry report showed Monday. The Institute for Supply Management said its index...Show More Summary
Apple has reportedly added hundreds of engineering and supply chain management personnel in mainland China and Taiwan in recent months -- many poached from rival handset maker HTC -- as the company gears up to expand its product line and shrink manufacturing lead times.
The Institute for Supply Management's survey of manufacturing conditions is out. The ISM index climbed to 53.2 in February, up from 51.3 in January and ahead of economist expectations for a 52.3 print. " The New Orders Index registered...Show More Summary
Apple is hiring engineers and supply chain managers for its operations in Asia as its seeks to expand and quicken the production of new and existing products, reports the Wall Street Journal. These new teams will work out of the company's...Show More Summary
In a session at MWC 2014, three Motorola exec including senior vice president of Software Engineering Steve Horowitz, senior vice president of Supply Chain and Operations Mark Randall and product manager Rick Austenwell revealed that...Show More Summary
In Part V of our original series2, we introduced you to Small World, a delightful game from Days of Wonder (iOS Version available) that, in the words of Wil Wheaton, combines the military strategy of Risk with the delightful art and fantasy races of Cosmic Encounter. Show More Summary
ByBottom Up Investing: NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of networked storage solutions. The company supplies enterprise storage, data management software, and hardware products and services. Management reported third quarter results from operations that were roughly in-line with forecasts. Show More Summary
By John M. Mason: The one thing that this economic recovery has lacked is confidence. It is one thing an economic recovery needs. Yes, the figures from the Institute for Supply Management, the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), had been riding high over the six months ending in December 2013. Show More Summary
What happens when a firm that specializes in supply chain management takes on an online customer community? Will they apply the operational efficiencies found in their line of business to their customer-facing digital initiative? To find out, I spoke in-depth with two leaders of the SPS Commerce online community. read more
Sony’s PS4 console can be said to be a hit, where it has successfully sold over 5.3 million units globally ever since it was released. In fact, PlayStation UK’s managing director, Fergal Gara, did mention that the PS4 console will only be readily available on store shelves from this April onward – which is slightly more than a month from now. Show More Summary