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Manufacturing Keeps Growing

A number above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing sector is expanding. Manufacturing ISM Report On Business hide caption

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Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Manufacturing is one the few bright spots in the U.S. economy right now. According to the Institute for Supply Management, activity at factories grew at the fastest rate in five months in November. The ISM's monthly survey of purchasing and supply executives has stayed above 50 percent every month so far this year. A number above 50 indicates growth.