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News Stories (30 Results) - Credit Managers Index

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


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, 07:10 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


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


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


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, 07:30 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 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, 07:31 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, 07:23 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, 07:13 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) 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, 07:07 AM


The Credit Managers' Index (CMI), published by the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), seems to having a hard time leaving 2013 behind. The February reading fell to 55.6, sending the CMI back to where it was in December, when the index... Read Story
March 03, 2014, 07:25 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


The National Association of Credit Management’s CMI managed to improve in October from 56.6 to 56.7. Though the service sector faltered, driven by the hit in retail delivered by the government shutdown, the manufacturing sector seemed to shrug off... Read Story
November 01, 2013, 07:25 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 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 said the Credit Managers’ Index showed a nice recovery in August when the combined index number moved from 53.4 to 55.8, showing better overall performance than earlier in the year. The 55.8 was higher... Read Story
October 01, 2012, 07:00 AM