Manufacturing and construction post improvement

07/1/2013 | Reuters · USA Today

Manufacturing activity returned to growth in June, after a downturn in May, with the latest index from the Institute for Supply Management coming in at 50.9. Separately, strong public outlays contributed to a 0.5% increase in construction spending in May, bringing the total to its highest level in more than four years, despite a decline in private nonresidential projects.

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