ISM survey chairman Anthony Nieves after the non-manufacturing PMI report

  • Faster deliveries are due to transportation readiness
  • Availability of transportation boosted deliveries
  • Faster deliveries is not a bad thing
  • Fewer imports and more inventories freed up trucks
  • Indexes that affect growth are all positive
  • Orders this strong point to sustained growth
  • Dollar, exports hurting manufacturing
  • Sees sustained steady growth in services
  • Some unemployed lack skills to get hired

Perhaps that last point is most apt for the jobs market. As unemployment falls the levels of skills needed to get jobs rises