Open to Change Executive Summary Generations, like people, have personalities, and Millennials — the American teens and twenty-somethings who are making the passage into adulthood at the start of a new millennium — have begun to forge theirs: They are more ethnically and racially diverse than older adults. Their entry into careers and first jobs has been badly set back by the Great Recession, but they are more upbeat than their elders about their own economic futures as well as about the overall state of the nation.
The national report's information reflects the entire U. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of October The data presented herein is obtained from a survey of manufacturing supply executives based on information they have collected within their respective organizations.
The data should be compared to all other economic data sources when used in decision-making. The data are weighted based on each industry's contribution to GDP. Beginning in Januarycomputation of the indexes is accomplished utilizing unrounded numbers.
Survey responses reflect the change, if any, in the current month compared to the previous month. For each of the indicators measured New Orders, Backlog of Orders, New Export Orders, Imports, Production, Supplier Deliveries, Inventories, Customers' Inventories, Employment and Pricesthis report shows the percentage reporting each response, the net difference between the number of responses in the positive economic direction higher, better and slower for Supplier Deliveries and the negative economic direction lower, worse and faster for Supplier Deliveriesand the diffusion index.
Responses are raw data and are never changed. The diffusion index includes the percent of positive responses plus one-half of those responding the same considered positive. All seasonal adjustment factors are subject annually to relatively minor changes when conditions warrant them.
New Orders seasonally adjustedProduction seasonally adjustedEmployment seasonally adjustedSupplier Deliveries seasonally adjustedand Inventories. Diffusion indexes have the properties of leading indicators and are convenient summary measures showing the prevailing direction of change and the scope of change.
The distance from 50 percent or Respondents are asked to ONLY report on information for the current month. Responses to Buying Policy reflect the percent reporting the current month's lead time, the approximate weighted number of days ahead for which commitments are made for Capital Expenditures; Production Materials; and Maintenance, Repair and Operating MRO Supplies, expressed as hand-to-mouth five days30 days, 60 days, 90 days, six months daysa year or more daysand the weighted average number of days.
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