US Factory Activity Growth Beats Expectations

The ISM Manufacturing PMI in the US rose to 57.7 in February from 56 in January and well above expectations of 56. It is the highest reading since August of 2014 amid rising new orders and production while employment eased. Comments from the panel indicate strong sales and demand and positive business conditions.

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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
180371.90%1.90%0.75%2.50%4.80%-3.20%104.17%-2.70119.89324.30
116021.70%0.40%0.00%1.80%9.60%-2.10%90.70%3.701.06339.89
110086.80%1.70%4.35%2.50%4.02%-3.80%43.90%1.906.871374.62
41231.70%0.20%-0.10%0.30%3.10%-6.00%229.20%2.90113.79126.86
33631.20%0.40%0.00%2.20%3.80%0.80%71.20%8.801.0682.18
28582.00%0.70%0.25%1.80%4.80%-4.40%89.20%-5.201.2365.38
24191.10%0.40%0.00%1.20%10.00%-3.60%96.10%-1.401.0666.63
20957.00%1.80%6.25%3.17%4.90%-3.50%69.00%-1.2566.851299.00
18221.10%0.20%0.00%1.50%12.00%-2.60%132.70%2.201.0660.67
1775-2.90%-0.80%12.25%5.35%12.60%-8.90%69.49%-1.303.11206.08
15511.30%0.90%0.50%2.10%6.80%0.10%91.50%-3.301.3336.44
13782.30%0.40%1.25%2.00%3.60%-3.00%37.90%7.701141.6350.80
13402.40%1.10%1.50%1.50%5.70%-2.40%36.80%-4.600.7724.13
1331-0.40%-0.57%10.00%5.00%5.60%-2.60%17.70%1.8058.42146.50
11993.00%0.70%0.00%3.00%18.63%-5.10%99.20%1.501.0646.45
11442.40%0.70%6.25%4.72%3.60%-3.50%43.20%-2.7019.90122.27
8624.94%-1.77%4.75%3.83%5.61%-2.53%27.00%-1.8013361.00258.70
7502.30%0.50%0.00%1.70%5.30%-1.80%65.10%9.101.0616.98
718-1.80%-2.70%8.00%9.22%12.10%-1.20%32.90%-4.503.6679.81
6711.30%0.00%-0.75%0.30%3.70%0.00%34.40%11.001.018.33
6460.90%0.90%2.00%-0.40%5.70%-15.00%5.90%-8.203.7531.74
583-3.80%-0.20%24.75%40.50%8.50%-5.40%48.40%-0.9015.4943.59
5232.88%0.45%1.38%2.25%3.84%-1.40%31.70%14.5030.8323.53
510-18.60%6.80%22.49%800.00%7.30%-11.50%49.80%1.409.9931.03
4962.30%1.00%-0.50%1.40%7.30%0.00%43.40%5.409.039.85
481-1.30%4.09%14.00%18.72%13.90%-1.60%11.50%-3.80315.00182.20
4772.70%1.70%1.50%1.80%8.60%-2.60%51.30%-0.204.0638.44
4551.20%0.50%0.00%2.97%7.60%-2.60%106.00%1.601.0611.31
4250.60%20.00%9.60%12.70%-2.58%16.36%0.4132407.0079.70
3953.00%0.40%1.50%1.44%1.20%-2.50%44.40%8.1034.9967.96
3871.80%1.10%0.50%2.80%4.40%5.70%31.70%9.008.405.21
3771.70%0.50%0.00%2.00%10.10%-1.20%86.20%2.601.068.69
3703.40%3.90%1.50%2.30%4.20%5.00%15.68%5.803.679.16
3312.30%4.90%14.75%28.10%12.40%-11.50%85.00%-3.4016.1983.40
3150.70%0.20%7.00%6.60%26.50%-4.20%50.10%-4.4013.0355.91
3093.10%1.20%1.00%1.30%3.30%1.30%32.00%3.107.767.30
2993.80%1.50%0.10%0.10%4.30%-2.15%64.80%4.143.658.63
2964.50%1.40%3.00%3.20%3.50%-3.20%53.20%1.304.4531.70
2951.90%0.20%-0.65%0.90%4.30%-2.10%40.20%7.107.045.71
2932.90%12.30%0.46%0.60%2.20%1.30%104.70%19.801.415.60
2921.60%1.00%7.25%5.47%11.70%-4.00%38.00%-6.502932.8048.75
2926.60%1.70%3.00%2.70%4.70%-0.90%42.10%2.9050.38103.90
2846.90%4.00%0.00%0.30%6.60%-2.30%93.80%4.901.064.72
2714.24%4.24%5.75%3.66%5.90%-5.30%64.80%-1.20104.70193.56
2411.60%0.60%3.25%2.80%6.20%-2.20%17.50%-2.10650.0018.19
2321.30%0.00%0.00%0.80%9.20%-2.70%63.10%0.001.065.49
1992.00%0.60%0.00%1.30%10.50%-4.40%129.00%0.701.0610.34
1950.30%-0.40%0.00%1.20%23.00%-7.20%176.90%-1.801.0610.78
1957.11%7.05%6.75%5.15%4.30%-4.70%27.20%1.7079.92159.90