Next Thursday's ISM numbers may provide a glimmer of hope for the employment picture, according...

|By:, SA News Editor

Next Thursday's ISM numbers may provide a glimmer of hope for the employment picture, according to Credit Suisse. December's seasonal adjustment for employment should be the biggest positive adjustment for any December, and could help push the index back over 50. Last month's disappointing results were driven mainly by a weaker employment number, its second sub-50 reading in three months.