The ISM manufacturing index indicated contraction in September. The PMI was at 47.8% in September, down from 49.1% in August. The employment index was at 46.3%, down from 47.4% last month, and the new orders index was at 47.3%, up from 47.2%.From the Institute for Supply Management: September 2019 Manufacturing…

ISM Manufacturing index Decreased to 47.8 in September