ISM - ISM Report On Business® - Regional Business Survey Reports - July 2014

Regional Business Survey Reports - July 2014


Region Economy Main Index Comments

Austin Expanding 56.3 New Orders and Employment increasing.

Boston Contracting 42.4 PMI remains in contraction territory.

Buffalo Expanding 57.0 Four consecutive months of expansion.

Chicago Expanding 52.6 While still in expansion mode, Barometer dropped ten points, a fall not seen since 2008.

Cincinnati   *** This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Denver   ** This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Denver (Non-mfg.)     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Houston Expanding 56.4** Houston PMI up four points from June’s reading of 52.4 percent.

Mid-American States     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

New York City Expanding 68.1 New York City business activity expanded at the fastest pace in eight months.

Northeast Ohio     This month's regional report was not available at the time of posting. Up-to-date regional reports may later become available at the affiliate website.

Southeast Michigan Expanding 60.0 In July the overall PMI shot back up from 47.1, to 60.

Western Washington Expanding 58.1 Western Washington saw a 15.2 point decrease in July from June.


* These regional business survey reports use 0 (zero) as their breakeven point when referring to their main business conditions index. The national report and the other regional reports listed use 50 percent as their breakeven point.

** This index is a weighted average of the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.

*** This index is a weighted average of the non-manufacturing sector.