Episode 104: ISM’s Report on Business for Dec. 2015, plus Mfg Talk Radio’s appearance on Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook”

Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business puts into context the ISM’s Purchasing Managers Index number for December 2015. In November, it dipped to 48.6, dropping below 50 for the first time in 36 months. New Orders, Production and Customer Inventories all slid. What’s up? Tune in and find out with hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss. Then stay on to hear Lew’s recent interview on the Emmy award winning show “Fresh Outlook” as he covers a range of issues facing the economy in 2016 with Host Frank Cipolla and guests Jim McCarthy, Owner of Directional Wealth Management and Tom Lavecchia, Branding Expert from X-Factor Media. “Fresh Outlook,” a week-in-review show that airs on EBRU-TV, tackles a series of news issues in a panel discussion with experts from diverse backgrounds and professional experience. It reaches more than 8 million households in Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and other major markets nationwide and is also seen via satellite throughout Europe, Asia and Africa.

In the second segment of “Fresh Outlook”, Lewis Weiss weighs in on the economic forecast for 2016.