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Industrial Employment Still On YOY Growth Track But Some Negative Trends Emerge

The industrial market is chugging along slowly, but some concerns are emerging for the second half of 2019.

EM’s editors have been hearing some concerns about the health of the industrial market, so we decided to dig into the data to find out what the numbers might reveal. We discovered a bit of a mixed bag. Some trendlines are definitely worth watching. The Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index has been in a downward glide since August’s high-water mark of 60.8 points (anything over 50 points indicates a bullish industrial purchasing environment), and in April

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