ISM Prices (May 2008)

As a follow up to ISM the other day, I wanted to pass along this chart, showing stagnant growth, but a big spike in prices paid:


via Jake

Category: Economy, Inflation

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Category: Credit, Derivatives

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Category: Corporate Management, Legal, Short Selling

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Category: Commodities, Inflation

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Category: Credit, Derivatives, Legal

Blogroll Changes

Category: Weblogs

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Category: Inflation

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Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance, Financial Press

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Category: Credit, Derivatives, Legal

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Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, M&A