Houston PMI Falls to 57.8 in December

ISM-Houston announced today that the economic activity in Houston expanded at a somewhat slower pace December. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly, led by slower expansion in non-manufacturing sectors. Manufacturing activities also expanded at a slower pace led by declines in the durable goods space.

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ISM-Houston PMI Rises to 57.2 in July

ISM-Houston announced this morning that the Houston Purchasing Managers Index rose a modest 0.5 points to 57.2 during July. Significant continued strengthen of the sales/new orders and lead times indices, aided by a rise in the employment index, drove this improvement. The finished goods inventory index, an inverse indicator of economic strength, fell further below neutral also indicated economic strengthening.

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ISM-Houston PMI Rises to 56.7 in June

ISM-Houston announced this morning that the Houston Purchasing Managers Index rose 2.5 points to 56.7 during June. Significant strengthening of the sales/new orders and lead times indices drove this improvement. A lower finished goods inventory index, an inverse indicator of economic strength, also indicated economic strengthening by falling further below neutral.

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Houston PMI at 54.2

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston continued to expand in May. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly. Manufacturing activities have now expanded for two quarters and services activities have expanded for more than three.

Expansion Continues

Manufacturing and Services Activities Show Strength

ISM-Houston announced today that according to Houston area supply chain executives, overall economic activity in Houston continued to expand in April. The overall ISM-Houston PMI diffusion index fell modestly but remains well above neutral. Manufacturing activities expanded for the fifth month and services activities have expanded for the last nine months.

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