TABLE-Chicago PMI index 62.5 in Nov vs 60.6 in Oct

Nov 30 (BestGrowthStock) – The Institute for Supply
Management-Chicago said on Tuesday its index of Midwest
business activity rose in November to 62.5 from 60.6 in
September.

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a November figure
of 60.0.
(seasonal adj)

Nov Oct Sept Aug July June
NAPM-Chicago 62.5 60.6 60.4 56.7 62.3 59.1
Production 71.3 69.8 64.3 57.6 65.0 64.2
New Orders* 67.2 65.0 61.4 55.0 64.6 59.1
Order Backlog* 48.9 49.2 49.1 56.2 57.6 50.7
Inventories 48.4 54.9 49.5 46.5 50.8 46.5
Employment* 56.3 54.6 53.4 55.5 56.6 54.2
Supplier Deliveries* 60.4 62.8 58.4 61.2 59.4 60.7
Prices Paid 70.7 68.9 55.0 57.2 58.1 61.9
The * indicates components used to calculate index.

TABLE-Chicago PMI index 62.5 in Nov vs 60.6 in Oct