Second report today confirms that U.S. manufacturing is on the rise
Monday, December 02, 2013 3:36 PM
The Institute for Supply Management said today that manufacturing conditions improved in November to their best level in more than two years, according to a closely followed survey, MarketWatch reported. The index climbed to 57.3 percent from 56.4 percent in October, reaching the highest level since April 2011. A survey of purchasing managers that was released earlier today by Markit reported a 10-month high of 54.7 percent.