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ACC's economic outlook for the week ended 6 September 2013

10:38 AM MDT | September 9, 2013 | American Chemistry Council

MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators was 15 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Non-Farm Payrolls up 169,000 Unemployment Rate down to 7.3% Trade Deficit up $4.6 billion to $39.1 billion Construction Spending up 0.6%; up 5.2% Y/Y Light Vehicle Sales up to a 16.1 million-unit pace Global Semiconductor Sales up 2.6%; up 5.1% Y/Y Factory Orders down 2.4%; up 2.6% Y/Y ISM Mfg. PMI up 0.3 points to 55.7 ISM Non-Mfg. NMI up 2.6 points to 58.6 JP Morgan Global Manufacturing up 0.9 points to 51.7 BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY...

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