What About ISM Manufacturing? Still Falling

Takeaway: In case you missed it, today's ISM Manufacturing index fell yet again both from its cycle peak and month-over-month.

Here's an abridged transcript and chart on the ISM data from this morning's Real-Time Alerts Live via Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough: 

"That damn data just won’t go up. The ISM data came in at 50.8. That's down versus 51.8 last month. So, to be clear, global growth and industrial growth has not bottomed. All the bottom calling was just a story.

 

A lot of people hoped that these ISM numbers were better, inasmuch as they hoped for better numbers out of Friday’s Consumer Confidence number and Chicago PMI. These indices are not just missing they’re hitting new lows."

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