Economic Statistics for 2 Sep 14
Construction spending rose 1.8% in July, and is up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis.
The ISM Manufacturing Index rose 1.9 points in August to 59.0.
Markit’s August PMI manufacturing Index rose 2.1 points to 57.9.
The J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI rose a slight 0.1 points to 52.6 in August.
Gallup’s self-reported Consumer Spending measure was unchanged at $94 average daily spending.
The Gallup Economic Confidence Index rose 1 point to -16 for August.