Magazine article Business Credit

Credit Managers' Index

Magazine article Business Credit

Credit Managers' Index

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Showing minor improvement, the December CMI ended the year modestly at 52.8. Since November's index, the combined score increased by 0.2 points, an uptick that is essentially a "flat" reading, according to NACM Economist Chris Kuehl, Ph.D.

'The good news is that the numbers did not dip as some had expected," Kuehl explained. 'The other good news is that most of the stability was in the unfavorable categories and that is slightly more encouraging as far as the future is concerned."

The four subcategories within the index of favorable factors all remained well above the 50 contraction zone, while three of the six subcategories within the index of unfavorable factors remained below it. However, the overall score of the unfavorable index emerged from negative territory at 50. …

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