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275 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for May: Personal income increased $79.0 billion, or 0.5 percent ... in May, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $105.9 billion, or 0..."
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"The much anticipated Q2 GDP number with prior revisions is out and, as expected, Atlanta Fed's 2.4% estimate was once again nearly spot on, with the advance release coming in at 2.3%, below the consensus estimate. But more importantly, as part of the..."

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470 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Dear Fed: behold another example of why your ludicrous rate hike ideas will crush the economy. Moments ago the BEA reported that the June international trade deficit spiked by 7.1% from $40.9 billion in May (revised) to $43.8 billion in June, as expo..."
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520 words • intermediate • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Last week we got mixed news on the jobs front. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the country's unemployment rate fell slightly from 6.2% to 6.1% in August, but the economy added just 142,000 nonfarm jobs — the smallest monthly increas..."

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415 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"CARLISLE (AP) — Penn State University's board of trustees on Friday approved the university's first double-digit tuition increase in nearly 20 years, agreeing to raise it by 13.5 percent to help compensate for a reduction in state aid. The new tuit..."
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222 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales, business
"MADISON — As demand for homes increased in January, prices were forced upward throughout Wisconsin, according to a report Monday from the Wisconsin Realtors Association. According to the WRA, home sales in January jumped 10.4 percent compared Janua..."
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243 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for April: Personal income increased $59.4 billion, or 0.4 percent ... in April, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) decreased $2.6 billion, or..."
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465 words • intermediate • 5 years, 9 months ago
Cookies, Cars, Factories And What Not [16/26] by openlectures Now that we have covered all the components of Aggregate Demand, let's look at what happens ...

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386 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Following last month's inflation 'jolt' to the marketplace, Core CPI increased 2.3% YoY in Feb - the biggest jump since October 2008 (led by the biggest monthly surge in apparel prices since 2009). Bond Stock markets are dropping in the news as it c..."
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136 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Improvements in the economy and an increased focus on efficiency are driving increases in the market for energy-efficient heating-ventilation-air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment . According to recent analysis from Navigant Research , in the near term,..."

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149 words • intermediate • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"From the Altanta Fed: GDPNowThe GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the third quarter of 2016 is 3.5 percent on August 12, down from 3.7 percent on August 9. From the NY Fed Nowcasting ReportThe FRBNY Staff ..."
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331 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"Utility company operating cost increases are being passed on to Westminster residents in the form of higher wholesale power rates. The Westminster City Council unanimously approved a 4.9 percent increase at its meeting Tuesday night. "Basically, th..."
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170 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index was unchanged be..."
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235 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Diminishing Marginal Product” Diminishing ...

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241 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Note: On a monthly basis, the focus is on “Average Hourly Earnings” from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) (aka "Establishment") employment report.There are also two quarterly sources for earnings data: 1) “Hourly Compensation,” from the BLS’s ..."
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213 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"First a note on housing inventory and more ... I think it is a positive that existing home inventory is increasing. Sometimes rising inventory is a sign of trouble (I was pointing to increasing inventory in 2005 as a sign that the bubble was ending)..."

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235 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Workers make textile products for exports at Norfolk Hatexco (Photo: VNA) Vietnams Index of Industrial Production (IIP) posted 9.9 percent year-on-year increase in the first seven months of the year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO) o..."
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377 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"Does your paycheck feel lighter this month? Real average hourly earnings decreased 0.2% in September from August, the BLS reported today, due to flat wages and a 0.1% increase in CPI. Real average weekly earnings, on the other hand, increased by 0.2%..."

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331 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"Utility company operating cost increases are being passed on to Westminster residents in the form of higher wholesale power rates. The Westminster City Council unanimously approved a 4.9 percent increase at its meeting Tuesday night. "Basically, th..."
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340 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"The cash income of Australian beef cattle producing farms has increased strongly in 2014‒15, driven by increased cattle prices and the highest beef cattle turn-off in 36 years, an industry report indicates.  In northern Australia, farm cash incom..."
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