Dec. ISM New York Business Index: 59.7 vs. 62.9 in Nov. for a fifth straight month of expansion....

|By:, SA News Editor
Dec. ISM New York Business Index: 59.7 vs. 62.9 in Nov. for a fifth straight month of expansion. Six-month outlook broke the lofty 80 barrier, reaching 80.2 vs. 74.4 last month. Cost pressures remain contained.