Institute for Supply Management

US service-sector growth slows in December

The US economy`s service sector slowed in December, with a deceleration in business activity, new orders and prices, according to the Institute for Supply Management`s survey released Tuesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

US factory sector suffers end-of-year chill

The US factory sector grew at its slowest pace in six months in December, a sign that weakness in the global economy is weighing on the United States.

Jan 02, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

US factory data points at second-quarter growth pick up

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated in May and construction spending rose for a third straight month in April, suggesting economic growth was regaining steam in the second quarter.

Jun 03, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Global equities edge up, gold firm after jobs, services data

Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday as U.S. services sector data that showed a pickup in growth was offset by a weaker-than-expected U.S. private jobs report, while gold prices firmed.

Feb 06, 2014, 05:47 AM IST

US services sector slows in Dec, factory orders rise

Two measures of activity in the U.S. services sector showed slower growth in December, pointing to an economy that continues to expand at a modest pace, while factory orders rose in November.

Jan 06, 2014, 23:57 PM IST