Economic Statistics for 1 Aug 16
The PMI manufacturing index jumped 1.6 points in July, to 52.9. Conversely, the ISM manufacturing index fell -0.6 points to 52.6.
Construction spending fell -0.6% in June, and is up only 0.3% on a year-over-year basis.
Gallup’s US Consumer Spending Measure, a self-reported index of daily spending, jumped $12 to $100 in July.