Thursday, October 1, 2009

Manufacturing Continues to Expand

Last piece of today's news... Per the ISM:

WHAT RESPONDENTS ARE SAYING ...
  • "Purchasing remains a challenge as suppliers now seem to be trying to raise pricing at any sign of life in the economy." (Computer & Electronic Products)
  • "Business is picking up — lots of opportunities." (Primary Metals)
  • "Agricultural commodities continue to weaken, with the exception of the domestic and world sugar markets." (Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products)
  • "Automotive demand continues to be strong even after 'cash for clunkers.'" (Fabricated Metal Products)
  • "Business remains slow, with no sign of improvement again this month." (Nonmetallic Mineral Products)


Source: ISM