Businesses Less Optimistic About Coming Year Than They Were 12 Months Ago, ISM Survey Shows

Wall Street Journal, Dec. 10, 2018–Paul Kiernan (subscription)
Businesses in the U.S. are less optimistic about the outlook for the coming year than they were 12 months ago, though many still expect sales, hiring and investment to rise in 2019, according to an Institute for Supply Management survey.