Leading the Way…

By April 6, 2010Economy

The Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business released Monday prompted reporting on manufacturing’s importance.

Bloomberg, “U.S. Economy: Services Expand by Most Since May 2006“: “Service industries expanded in March at the fastest pace since May 2006, indicating the U.S. recovery is spreading beyond manufacturing and starting to create jobs.”

Previously …Sean Silverthorne, The View from Harvard Business blog, “Who Needs Manufacturing? Guess What’s Pulling Us Out of Recession

Even more previously…Bloomberg, “Japan Manufacturers Least Pessimistic Since 2008“: “April 1 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s largest manufacturers became the least pessimistic about the economy since 2008 as a global rebound drove demand for exports.”

These historic time frames are getting a little short. What’s next? “France’s manufacturers reported being the most optimistic about industry growth since Monday, but they had had a rough weekend.”

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