Karim writes:

All key components up; prices paid lower but still at high level.
Employment up 4pts and up 4.5pts relative to 6mth avg.

Hopefully, BLS can put a reasonable number on snowstorm impact on Friday.
Ex-snow and census workers, would look for +25-50k number.

Feb Jan
Composite 53.0 50.5
Activity 54.8 52.2
Prices paid 60.4 61.2
New Orders 55.0 54.7
Employment 48.6 44.6
Exports 47.0 46.0
Imports 48.5 47.0


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