Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


New U.S. jobs, but not the same old demand Add to ...

Subscribers Only

U.S. employers have added more than 1.5 million workers this year, and those people are spending money. Americans bought automobiles at an annual rate of 16.7 million in July, well in excess of the annual average of 14.8 million vehicles between 2002 and 2011, according to Bank of Nova Scotia. On Tuesday, the Institute for Supply Management said its index of activity in the non-manufacturing surged to 58.7, its highest level since the gauge was created in 2008.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @CarmichaelKevin


More Related to this Story


Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular