EBCI Shows Concern About 2006 Economy

NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America fell for a second straight month in November, slipping to 65.4 points from 71.7 in October. The EBCI, a monthly survey of senior executives at member firms of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., had reached a 17-month high of 83.3 in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in September.

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