Institute for Supply Management

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Institute for Supply Management

An organization in the United States that conducts research and educational activities regarding supply management and the professionals involved with it. It publishes a monthly magazine and is well known for collecting and distributing the Purchasing Managers Index each month. It was established in 1915.
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The widely followed report from the National Association of Purchasing Management supported the contention Wednesday by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan that the downturn in the economy appeared to be slowing in the early months of 2001.
The US National Association of Purchasing Management said its survey reading was back to its lowest level since Mach, 1991 at the tail end of the last recession.
Up next was news from Chicago's National Association of Purchasing Management.
National Association of Purchasing Management, Willamette Valley Chapter, has anounced its 2012-2013 board of directors: president Jim Stroda, Willamette Greystone; secretary Jayne McMahan, city of Springfield; membership Terry Teter, Farwest Steel; professional development Tony DeVico, retired; website coordinator Andre Moran, University of Oregon; and public relations/marketing Tyson Tobias, Sierrapine Composite Solutions.
It's a bit surprising that such bad data have not weakened the dollar, but apparently the market is becoming less responsive to past data and more interested in precursory indicators such as the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) index,'' said Takashi Fujieda, an assistant foreign exchange manager at Yasuda Trust & Banking Co.
Economists said the December numbers from the National Association of Purchasing Management will likely ratchet up pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.
The National Association of Purchasing Management Chicago said this morning that its index of area business activity (PMI) revealed that the region's economy weakened sharply in October.
The National Association of Purchasing Management Willamette Valley Chapter announced its board of directors for 2011-12: president is Jim Stroda, Willamette Graystone Inc.
Today's report by the National Association of Purchasing Management that its price index jumped to the highest level since May 1995 did not prompt analysts to alter their forecast for unchanged Fed policy next week.
National Association of Purchasing Management and gains in the stock market, dealers said.
National Association of Purchasing Management issues its report on manufacturing for September.
He has also published for the National Association of Purchasing Management, Boardroom Reports and the Institute of Real Estate Management.
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