Economic Statistics for 2 Dec 13
The ISM manufacturing index rose to 57.3 in November, the strongest reading in 2 1/2 years.
The PMI Manufacturing Index rose 4 points to 54.7.
Construction spending rose 0.8% in October, mainly on government outlays. Spending is up 5.3% from a year ago.
The Gallup US Consumer Spending Measure indicates that self-reported daily spending averaged $91 in November, up $3 from October.