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156 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"From the BEA: Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2015 (Second Estimate)Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- decreased at an annual rate of 0.7 percent ..."
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710 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
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"THE project budget is the total sum of money allocated for the particular project for a specified period of time. The budget is used to quantify the resources required in a definite period of time to accomplish the scope of work defining the project...."

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321 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"The corn and soybean markets could have a significant reaction to Wednesday’s USDA/WASDE December Reports. Why? Mainly due to the interest in the agency’s latest estimate on the U.S. corn and soybean carryout estimates and Brazil’s 2015-16 so..."
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171 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"From the BEA: Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter 2015 (Second Estimate)Real gross domestic product -- the value of the goods and services produced by the nation’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted fo..."
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"The headline to this post basically tells the story of what we've learned about the economy this week. The consumer is spending, the dollar is on a tear, and people keep raising their estimates for US GDP. We wrote about the dollar rally yesterday, b..."
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191 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"A big Hollywood blockbuster often requires a lot of cash. While it doesn't always take a big production budget to make a break-out hit, the most successful movies are often the costliest. We turned to IMDBand Box Office Mojoto gather the 30 priciest ..."

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"It's been a terrible quarter for earnings estimates. In the first quarter of 2015, earnings estimates for the SP 500 were reduced by 8.2% per share as of last Friday, the worst quarter for a reduction in expectations since the first quarter of 2009, ..."
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409 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"The U.S. economy expanded at a stronger pace in the second half of 2013 than previously measured, growing at the fastest rate since 2003, according to revised data released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday. But the figures also show that the e..."
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387 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"Nonfarm payroll employment clocks in substantially above consensus, solidifying trend growth. Previous months estimates revised upward. Wages continue to rise, but labor costs in productivity adjusted terms are stable. Figure 1: Log nonfarm payroll..."
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422 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 2:46pm NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – Tennessee revenue collections for November continued to reflect economic growth.  Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin reported today that November collections were $902.6 m..."
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314 words • intermediate • 4 years ago
"The U.S. economy may have posted even stronger growth last quarter thanks to higher-than-expected growth in business stockpiles. The U.S. economy may have posted even stronger growth last quarter thanks to higher-than-expected growth in business s..."

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587 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"There is a lot of discussion of how economic slack is fast disappearing, and I expect a lot of push on this view, given continued rapid growth in GDP as reported in todays second release for 2014Q3. This view seems counter to (1) the CBO estimate of ..."

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368 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"From housing economist Tom Lawler:Based on publicly-released realtor/MLS reports from across the country released through today, I project that US existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted a..."
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316 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"The biggest swing in Q1's GDP report came on healthcare prices and spending. TheBureau of Economic Analysis' first estimate projected healthcare spending exploded by 9.9%, the most in more than 30 years. By the third estimate, the BEA found healthcar..."
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317 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Last week the Federal Reservekept its benchmark interest rate pegged at 0% to 0.25%, which is where they have been since December 2008. There was also a slight change in the Fed's rhetoric. The Fed statement's explained that it wasnow"monitoring deve..."
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93 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"North Dakota is facing a budget shortfall of more than a billion dollars. To counteract that, the state cut agency spending, dipped into rainy day funds and reforecast how much money the state could expect to bring in. Even with the new estimation,..."
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371 words • intermediate • 3 years, 8 months ago
"At BI Intelligence we're very bullish on mobile payments. We forecast that US mobile payment volume will reach over $800 billion by 2019. That's one of the highest estimates in the industry. But while we think Apple Pay will be a significant driver o..."

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198 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"State revenues fall nearly $4 million short in May By GARRY RAYNO State House Bureau CONCORD — State revenue did not make the grade for May, coming in $4 million below estimates, mostly due to business tax receipts. The state took in $93.7 millio..."
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"This morning the BLS released the preliminary annual benchmark revision showing an additional 7,000 payroll jobs as of March 2014. The final revision will be published next February when the January 2015 employment report is released in February 2015..."
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449 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"One of the enduring puzzles of international finance is the fact that the joint hypothesis of uncovered interest parity and rational expectations is consistently rejected, as evidenced by the coefficient estimates in the Fama regression. The typical..."

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