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factory orders2 080322 New orders for U.S. manufactured goods showed a significant increase in the month of June, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday. The report showed factory orders shot up by 2.0 percent in June after surging by an upwardly revised 1.8 percent in May.

ism services 080322 A report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Wednesday showed an unexpected acceleration in the pace of growth in U.S. services sector activity in the month of July. The ISM said its services PMI rose to 56.7 in July from 55.3 in June, with a reading above 50 indicating growth in the sector.

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