Manufacturing Growth Slows in September

U.S. manufacturing expansion slowed in September, as new orders and production slipped but employment improved, according to a survey published Monday.

ISM Data
ISM Data   

The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity fell to 52.0 from 52.9 in August, below economists' median forecast for a dip to 52.6.

A reading above 50 indicates expansion.