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Chicago Purchasing Managers Improved
The Chicago Purchasing Managers reported the CHICAGO BUSINESS BAROMETER improved in September to chalk up a full twelve months of expansion.
EMPLOYMENT net hiring continued;
PRODUCTION and NEW ORDERS improved in tandem;
ORDER BACKLOGS shrank;
INVENTORIES continued to show decreases.
Lead times for PRODUCTION MATERIEL AND CAPITAL EQUIPMENT surged upward.
Posted: September 30, 2010 Thursday 10:00 AM