The latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® states the overall economy in the United States grew for the 67th consecutive month. The manufacturing sector also expanded in December for the 19th consecutive month. The index, though, is lower than November.
Holcomb, B. J. (2015, January 2). December 2014 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. Retrieved January 2, 2015, from http://www.ism.ws/ISMReport/MfgROB.cfm?navItemNumber=24581