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China has been the focal point of the economic world, and rightfully so—trade wars and tariffs with the U.S. and now the outbreak of COVID-19, but credit professionals aren’t reporting much change in the latest Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from... Read Story
March 04, 2020, 06:55 AM


With declines across multiple sectors and categories, not much good can be found according to credit professionals, but there is still a silver lining in the latest Credit Managers’ Index from the National Association of Credit Management.Credit... Read Story
January 03, 2020, 06:05 AM


Credit managers across the U.S. are reporting what could be a positive holiday season after multiple improvements in the latest Credit Managers’ Index from the National Association of Credit Management.The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) is trending... Read Story
December 02, 2019, 07:20 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management saw a positive uptick this month, climbing out of the lower index from July. The combined score read 55.2 for the month of August, a reading safely in the expansion... Read Story
September 04, 2019, 07:20 AM


The latest Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management has cooled off during the summer after back-to-back gains in April and May. The CMI has now seen two straight months of declines for the first time since... Read Story
August 02, 2019, 07:20 AM


Credit managers are reporting a slight decline in the June 2019 economic report from National Association of Credit Management; however, they should not be discouraged by the readings as unfavorable factors held their ground in the manufacturing and... Read Story
July 01, 2019, 07:20 AM


After months of fluctuation, credit professionals saw positive readings for the second consecutive month in the May 2019 economic report from National Association of Credit Management. NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) has given credit managers no... Read Story
June 03, 2019, 07:25 AM


NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) made a significant gain in February when the manufacturing and service sectors saw the largest upswing following two months of decline. After ending 2018 on a low note and falling further in the new year, the... Read Story
March 01, 2019, 07:10 AM


Despite this being the holiday season, the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) was not as generous as credit professionals had hoped, ending a solid 2018 on a sour note. Credit professionals reported a large drop off in the combined favorable factors, with... Read Story
January 02, 2019, 07:25 AM


Credit professionals are reporting a decline in the favorable factors of the December economic report from the National Association of Credit Management, but with any bad news there is always good, which was seen as many unfavorable categories... Read Story
January 02, 2018, 07:00 AM


According to the National Association of Credit Management, the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from NACM rebounded nicely from October’s combined score of 55.5, to 56.6 in November. As usual, much of the improvement is in the favorable factors.“There... Read Story
December 01, 2017, 06:41 AM


Ghosts and goblins bedeviled the numbers for October as what looked like an upward trend stalled out after only two months. The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from NACM registered a decrease for the month, coming in at 55.5, one point below the score... Read Story
November 01, 2017, 07:12 AM


What started as sprouts of optimism in August may be blossoming into a full-grown trend. The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from NACM registered an increase in September, coming in at 56.5, the best number it has achieved so far in 2017.“The hope is... Read Story
October 02, 2017, 07:08 AM


According to the National Association of Credit Management, the Credit Managers' Index combined score for August came in at a slightly higher reading than last month, at 55.1. “There has been some discernible improvement in the overall economy, but... Read Story
September 05, 2017, 07:10 AM


The seesaw economy continues unabated according to the National Association of Credit Management. Despite the fourth-best reading in the last 12 months, the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from NACM dropped to 54.6 in July from 56.1 the previous... Read Story
August 01, 2017, 07:03 AM


Scores for the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) appear to have shaken off worrisome numbers from last month and settled on a generally upbeat tone, according to the National Association of Credit Management’s (NACM) April economic report.The combined... Read Story
May 01, 2017, 07:22 AM


The March economic report from the National Association of Credit Management shows scores still dominated by good numbers, but waning expectations maybe foreshadowing future results.The combined score dipped only slightly, from 55.4 to 54.3, despite... Read Story
April 03, 2017, 07:05 AM


According to the December report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), the combined score jumped from 52.9 to 54.1, the third-highest reading seen this year. The news was similarly positive in... Read Story
January 05, 2017, 07:13 AM


According to the November report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), the overall index score held close, albeit slightly lower (53.5 to 52.9), than it has been over the past few months.... Read Story
December 01, 2016, 07:02 AM


According to the October report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), the numbers, though slightly lower, are an improvement over the last several months. “There was not the big jump seen in... Read Story
November 01, 2016, 07:06 AM


The September economic report from the National Association of Credit Management shows an improved combined overall score above 50.The September report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM)... Read Story
October 03, 2016, 07:08 AM


Good news in the August report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) is short-lived. Although the combined score and index of favorable factors sit above 50 in expansion territory, that’s where... Read Story
September 02, 2016, 07:03 AM


The July economic report of the Credit Managers’ Index from the National Association of Credit Management shows a turnaround from the previous month’s trends. Mirroring the volatility in the economy, the July report of the Credit Managers’ Index... Read Story
August 01, 2016, 07:16 AM


The June economic report from NACM shows numbers still in the expansion zone, but at their weakest level for the calendar year.Amid returned deterioration in several industries, the June report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National... Read Story
July 05, 2016, 07:04 AM


The May report of Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) continues to be solid heading into mid-year; now other key economic indicators are finally starting to mirror the predictive monthly index.The 53... Read Story
June 01, 2016, 07:06 AM


With no change in the combined totals from last month, February’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management shows offsetting positive and negative trends in the sub-categories.The question for credit managers, according to... Read Story
March 01, 2016, 07:04 AM


Showing a modest increase, January’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management has encouraging news for credit professionals.Despite market volatility, economic indicators such as the January report of the Credit Managers’... Read Story
February 01, 2016, 07:08 AM


After months of staying on a volatile roller coaster ride, December’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management eased slightly upward, finishing the year at 52.8 from 52.6. Showing only minor improvement, the December report... Read Story
January 04, 2016, 07:18 AM


Both the manufacturing and service sectors experienced a decline this month, according to the November report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM). The combined CMI index dropped more than a... Read Story
December 01, 2015, 07:05 AM


October’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management took a positive turn from last month’s reading of 52.9, increasing to 53.9.    Emerging from the downward trend of the last two months, the October report of the Credit... Read Story
November 02, 2015, 07:06 AM


The positive beacon of light in July was extinguished this month as the August report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) showed a nearly two-point drop in the combined score—slipping from... Read Story
September 01, 2015, 07:04 AM


The July report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) reflected a positive recovery to 56—higher than any monthly reading since last October. “Think about that for a moment—[that’s] as high as... Read Story
August 03, 2015, 07:23 AM


June’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management finds yet another reversal of fortune, with the combined index sliding to 53.4 from 54.1.  The June report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of... Read Story
July 01, 2015, 06:52 AM


May’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management shows slight growth, with the combined index increasing from 53.9 last month to 54.1   The May report of the  Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of... Read Story
June 03, 2015, 06:58 AM


The April report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) improved by a fraction and rose to 53.9, comfortably above contraction territory. “It would appear that a collapsed energy sector, winter... Read Story
May 04, 2015, 07:00 AM


The January Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) appears to have has joined the ranks of the cautiously optimistic. The CMI had been sounding warnings like some kind of credit prophet as it trended... Read Story
January 30, 2015, 07:00 AM


Expectations for the rest of the year change with a drop in the the National Association of Credit Management's economic report for November. October's improvement now seen as an anomaly, which leaves growing concerns for continued growth.The data... Read Story
December 01, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) returned to a respectable status, jumping more than two points from 54.9 to 57.0. The readings are back to highs seen at the start of the year. The index of... Read Story
October 31, 2014, 06:00 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) improved to 56.8 from 56.1 in July. The readings for the favorable and unfavorable factor indices improved, from 62.4 to 63.7 for the favorable factor index... Read Story
August 01, 2014, 06:48 AM


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July 10, 2014, 07:01 AM


This month’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) reading from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) was 56.1—barely higher than it was in April, but falling well below May’s 56.8. The readings had been closing in on 60 (57.1 in November and... Read Story
July 01, 2014, 06:55 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) improved slightly in April, rising from 55.5 to 56. The index has yet to rebound to where it was in January, but importantly is still firmly in the mid-50s and... Read Story
May 01, 2014, 06:15 AM


The combined December Credit Managers’ Index (CMI), published by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) fell dramatically from 57.1 to 55.6, erasing most of the gains made in the last few months and taking the CMI back to levels not... Read Story
December 31, 2013, 07:00 AM


September's growth in the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) was driven primarily by increases in the index's unfavorable factors, all of which registered improvements and some by substantial... Read Story
October 01, 2013, 07:01 AM


The National Association of Credit Management’s (NACM’s) Credit Managers' Index (CMI) fell from its June high of 56.1 to 55.5 in July, led by a sharp decline in collections.The "dollar collections" category moved from 59.3 to 57.5, taking the... Read Story
August 01, 2013, 07:00 AM


The June Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) confirms that the significant growth reported in May was genuine. The June CMI reached 56.1—not as dramatic a jump as last month, but still trending in... Read Story
July 01, 2013, 06:59 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) for May leapt over two percentage points, from 53.3 to 55.6, to reach a level not recorded since August 2012. The improvement becomes more convincing upon... Read Story
June 05, 2013, 06:52 AM


The National Association of Credit Management’s CMI for April 2013 reports more companies feeling the stress of the slow economy, not meeting payment terms. The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM)... Read Story
April 30, 2013, 07:09 AM


The March Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) fell slightly from 54.9 to 54.2, with both favorable and unfavorable factor indexes dipping by roughly equal amounts. Some individual showed significant... Read Story
April 01, 2013, 07:00 AM


The shift in the January Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) was very minor, falling from 54.9 to 54.6. On closer examination there was a lot going on, reflecting that the economy is essentially in a transition mode again. The last time this kind of variety... Read Story
February 01, 2013, 07:00 AM