Economic Statistics for 3 Oct 16
Motor vehicle sales rose 4.7% in September to a strong 17.8 million annual rate.
Construction spending weakened in August, falling -0.7%, bringing the year-over-year rate down to -0.3%.
The ISM Manufacturing Index bounced back from a below-50 August, rising to a positive 51.5 for September.
Markit’s PMI Manufacturing Index fell -0.5 points to 51.5 for September.
Gallup’s US Consumer Spending Measure shows Americans’ self-reported daily spending was unchanged at $91 in September.