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2014-07-22 08:25:13

- Chemical Activity Barometer retains strong year-over-year growth; shows short-term tightening - WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) posted a 0.4 percent increase over June, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The pace of growth was consistent with earlier growth logged in the second quarter. Year over year growth now stands at a 4.4 percent...

2014-07-18 04:21:13

BRUSSELS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France declined 0.2 percent in May to 118.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.4 percent increase in March. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, declined 0.1 percent in May to 103.4 (2004 = 100), following no change in April, and a 0.1 percent decline in March. The...

2014-07-03 12:20:40

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of June 2014. TEMPE, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-07-01 12:20:52

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of June 2014. TEMPE, Ariz., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-06-26 04:20:49

BRUSSELS, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.3 percent in May 2014 to 111.7 (2004=100), following a 0.2 percent decrease in April and 0.2 increase in March. "May's moderate increase in the Leading Economic Index -- alongside a slowdown in its six-month growth rate -- suggest that the Euro Area will continue on the path of a very modest economic recovery," said Bert Colijn, Senior Economist at The...

2014-06-24 00:20:31

BEIJING, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for China increased 0.7 percent in May. The index stands at 290.2 (2004 = 100), following 1.0 percent increases in both April and March. Four of the six components contributed positively to the index in May. "While the Leading Economic Index for China increased in May, its rate of increase has slowed considerably in recent months. The LEI, and its underlying components, suggest continued...

2014-06-19 08:26:46

- PineBridge Investments' Mid-Year Investment Outlook sees global economy as promising, with fundamentals returning to "normal" in developed world NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PineBridge Investments ("PineBridge"), a leading global multi-asset class investment manager, today released its Investment Outlook 2014 Mid-Year Update, which finds that through the first half of 2014 the global economy is looking more promising than predicted at the start of the year, with...

2014-06-09 20:21:13

Monthly Index Totaled 51.93, up 1.58 Points From May's Reading of 50.34 BEIJING, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health of China's steel sector continues steady, with optimism having leveled off from early-year increases and the sector now anticipating minimal gains in demand in June, according to the latest Platts China Steel Sentiment Index (Platts CSSI), which showed a reading of 51.93 out of a possible 100. This is up 1.58 points from the May level of 50.34. The Platts CSSI...

2014-06-04 12:20:46

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of May 2014. TEMPE, Ariz., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-05-30 16:25:44

Guests from Institute of Supply Management will discuss Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Reports in Special Joint Session NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Manufacturing Talk Radio(TM) will broadcast live across the Internet on Tuesday, June 3 at 1:00 p.m. EST with Mr. Brad Holcomb, the Committee Chair who prepares the Institute of Supply Management Manufacturing Report on Business® and Mr. Tony Nieves, Committee Chair of ISM's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business®...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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