October Chicago PMI 66.2 vs 61.0 expected

October 2017 Chicago manufacturing PMI
– Best since March 2011
– Prior was 65.2
– New orders highest since Feb 1974
– Backlogs also highest since 1974
– Production highest since Aug 2014
"Q4 kicked off in buoyant mood despite concerns over firms’ ability to retain skilled workers"-Jamie Satchi, Economist at MNI

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