Industrial News & Views At-A-Glance

Markit PMIThe August Markit Flash US Manufacturing PMI came in below market expectations but still signals an improved performance of factories in the third quarter compared to the first half of the year.

Although exports grew at the fastest rate for almost two years, subdued domestic demand acted as a drag on order book growth. The hiring trend also slowed as firms grew cautious about the outlook and inflationary pressures cooled. Read full article: http://seekingalpha.com/article/4001987-u-s-flash-manufacturing-pmi-takes-step-back-julys-recent-high