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Chicago Purchasing Managers Strengthened
The Chicago Purchasing Managers reported the CHICAGO BUSINESS BAROMETER strengthened to its highest level since April, expanding for the fourteenth month.
PRODUCTION reached its highest level since February 2005;
NEW ORDERS improved to a level not seen since 2007;
PRICES PAID neared April’s high for the year;
EMPLOYMENT tallied a sixth month of growth.
PRODUCTION MATERIEL lead time slowed to the second-longest since January 1980.
Posted: November 30, 2010 Tuesday 10:00 AM