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The Sales Managers Index: United States of America

The First Data on Economic Activity Levels in the United States - Every Month
Released: 14 December 2019

Uptick in Sales and Staffing Indexes in December Provide Positive End to the Year

  • ... but longer term trends since the China trade war got serious in mid-2018 all point down
  • Sales Managers Headline Index bounces slightly, but remains way down on mid 2018 levels
  • Sales Managers Confidence Index stays flat at 53.9, but significantly down from 2018 high of 61.9
  • The Market Growth Index for December stays weak with the index value now at a 35 month low

There is no doubt that the US-China Trade War has impacted on US Industry. Since mid-2018 most Sales Managers views have become progressively less bullish.

While Consumers remain optimistic and continue to spend freely, Business Confidence and investment is waning and good hiring prospects no longer a given.

Whilst economic activity as a whole continues to grow, parts of the manufacturing sector are starting to suffer.


United States: Sales Growth Index

The Sales Growth Index defines the speed and direction of overall sales of goods and services made by business during the month.




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INDEXES AVAILABLE:
  • HEADLINE SALES MANAGERS’ INDEX (SMI)
  • BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX
  • MARKET GROWTH INDEX
  • SALES GROWTH INDEX
  • PRICES CHARGED INDEX
  • STAFFING LEVELS INDEX
  • CURRENCY STRENGTH INDEX
  • PROFIT MARGINS INDEX
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