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Weak Results from Regional Feds

New York ISM Contracts For 3rd Month, Worst Streak In 7 Years

Confirming the weakness reported by regional Fed surveys, New York Purchasing Managers current business conditions contracted for the 3rd month in a row (at 49.2). This is the 5th contractionary print of the last six months and the weakest streak since 2009.


The outlook declined to 5-month lows as purchases, prices paid, and revenues all declined.