Manufacturing index drops to three-year low


Daily Press (Victorville) — An economic index of the Inland Empire plunged last month to the lowest figure in three years as businesses became more cautious before the November elections.

daily pressThe Purchasing Managers’ Index dropped to 43.4 percent in September from 52 during the previous month, according to the Institute of Applied Research at California State University, San Bernardino.

The article was published Oct. 1, 2012.

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