The Empire Fed manufacturing data for the month of October 2017
- The estimates range from 17.0 to 26.0
- Prior was 24.4
- The use of the index of 15.6 vs 10.6 months (the highest since the beginning of the year 2015)
- New orders of 18.0 vs 24.9 last month
- The price paid 27.3 vs. 35.8 in the last month
- 6-month business conditions was 44.8 vs 39.3 last month
This is the best reading since the month of September 2014.