The latest report on manufacturing activity in New York State is set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Economists forecast that the index fell to 6.50 from 9.56 in the prior month.
It spiked to a 15-month high in April, as the slowing dollar rally and oil-capex decline helped boost manufacturing activity. The report showed that business owners expected conditions to improve in the coming six months.
“Empire should remain firmly in positive terrain as underlying detail (namely orders relative to inventories) continues to suggest good momentum for activity,” RBC said in a preview.
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