July 6, 2012
On Tuesday the U.S. Commerce Department reported a 0.7 percent increase in factory orders from April to May.
July 5, 2012
On Monday, the Institute for Supply Management reported that the manufacturing index dropped to 49.7. May’s index came in at 53.5, naming June’s 49.7 reading the lowest since July of 2009.
July 2, 2012
On Thursday the United States Commerce Department reported there was little to no change in their final estimate for growth during the January to March quarter.