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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, 09:00 AM


October’s economic report from the National Association of Credit Management saw significant dips in both the manufacturing and service sectors, indicative of short-term economic bandages such as tax cuts wearing off. Even with holiday shopping... Read Story
November 01, 2018, 07:09 AM


Two months of dwindling results casting a shadow on NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) ended in August with a slow but steady climb in new credit applications and dollar collections in the manufacturing and service sectors. Although each sector... Read Story
September 04, 2018, 07:24 AM


Credit professionals reported fewer filings for bankruptcy and a higher score for rejections of credit applications in the July 2018 economic report from the National Association of Credit Management, but these spikes are coupled with plummeting... Read Story
August 06, 2018, 07:05 AM


Growth in the middle market remains strong, but cracks are beginning to appear in the optimism that’s been driving this unprecedented growth streak. Data from the 2Q 2018 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) released by the National Center for the Middle... Read Story
July 27, 2018, 07:38 AM


The April irregularity in NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) seems to be a thing of the past after the June report showed continued stability in the market. Following a large, vertical ascent in May, this month’s CMI only fell back slightly. Coming... Read Story
July 02, 2018, 07:22 AM


The business climate for manufacturing in the U.S. has markedly improved over the past few years, driving both revenue and employment growth for middle market manufacturers. But the industry is also experiencing a period of transformation that is... Read Story
June 19, 2018, 08:01 AM


Middle market companies have been firing on all cylinders in the first quarter of 2018. Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of middle market businesses reported improved company performance compared to one year ago—a new high—and a record-setting... Read Story
April 26, 2018, 08:01 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, 07:16 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, 07:07 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, 07:11 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, 07:39 AM


According to the June report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), the combined score reached a level as good as it has been in over a year, with a reading of 56.1. Favorable factors surged to... Read Story
July 05, 2017, 07:24 AM


According to the May report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), the combined score fell to the lowest it has been since November, dropping to 53.6 from 55.8 a month ago. Of particular concern... Read Story
June 01, 2017, 07:30 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, 07:05 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, 07:15 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 03, 2017, 07:50 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 06, 2016, 07:35 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, 07:25 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 01, 2015, 07:13 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, 07:38 AM


Consistency is generally a positive development when the overall readings have been positive and this is the case for the August report of the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management, which posted no change... Read Story
September 02, 2014, 07:36 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, 06:51 AM


The Credit Managers' Index (CMI), issued by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), improved from 56 to 56.8 in May. This marks the second consecutive month of improvement for the index, further signaling the end of the first quarter's... Read Story
June 02, 2014, 07:11 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, 07:44 AM


The Credit Managers’ Index (CMI), published by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), increased to 57.1 in November, registering its highest reading since the beginning of the recession in 2008.Building on the optimism from October’s... Read Story
December 02, 2013, 07:29 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, 07:06 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, 07:21 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 03, 2013, 07:22 AM


As it did in October, the Credit Managers' Index (CMI) from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) slipped again this month, from 55.2 to 54.9. The most dramatic movement was in sales, which plummeted to 56.7, a low last seen in... Read Story
January 02, 2013, 07:48 AM


The National Association of Credit Management (NACM), a leading resource for credit and financial management information, education, products and services designed to improve the management of business credit and accounts receivable announced the... Read Story
November 30, 2012, 08:02 AM