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    US Chicago PMI

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    The monthly survey of business activities by the National Association of Purchasing Management-Chicago provides a unique measure of U.S.A.economic activity.With the insights of a panel of purchasing professionals,this report provides a "first look" at the breadth of U.S.economic activity.The respondents firms are local,national and pan-national in scope and analysts find the report provides an excellent, early, and reliable view of the economic activity of the United States as a whole. The NAPM-Chicago monthly Business Report consists of seven major component series (+, same,-raw and seasonally adjusted indices): Production, New Orders, Order Backlog, Employment Inventories, Prices Paid, Supplier Deliveries. It is computed based on raw indexes and then seasonally adjusted to support month-to-month comparisons: Production 0.25 New Orders 0.35 Order Backlog 0.15 Employment 0.10