Factory data suggest economic pick-up

Workers build a Jeep Patriot at the Chrysler assembly plant on February 2, 2012 in Belvidere, Illinois.

The Institute of Supply Management releases its survey of U.S. factories for the month of May today. In Europe, the latest factory ordering data are indicating modest economic improvement.

Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services Group, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss his expectations and what's driving growth at Chrysler.

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio


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