The latest Chicago PMI crosses the wires at 9:45 a.m. ET.
Economists expect that the index fell to 54.0 in August, according to Investing.com.
Last month, the index fell less than expect to 55.8.
A reading above 50 theoretically indicates an expansion, while a reading below 50 suggests a contraction.
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