International Economic Week in Review: A Hurricane Shortened Edition

              This is a hurricane shortened piece (we’re fine). Markit released their latest survey numbers earlier in the week.  Manufacturing rose .9 to 57.4; the services index was down slightly, moving from 55.4 to 54.9 and the composite increased .1 to 55.8.  Output and new orders both rose, while new export orders increased to its highest level in 6 ½ years.  This number should be viewed with EU industrial production figures; while they decreased M/M in their latest reading, the overall trend is higher:

Source: XE news feed
International Economic Week in Review: A Hurricane Shortened Edition