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482 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"Cotton belt: growers asked to protect standing crop from accumulated rainwater August 23, 2015 RECORDER REPORT The Met Office has asked the growers of cotton belt to protect their standing crop from accumulated rainwater during the monsoon seasons...."
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383 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Typhoon “Goring” has maintained its strength and direction, while the low-pressure area (LPA) off Cagayan will continue to bring rains over Northern Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ..."
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505 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
business
"The southwest monsoon or habagat can start prevailing again within days, affecting the Visayas western areas. According to state weather bureau (PAGASA) forecaster Gladys Saludes, a low-pressure area (LPA) can form in the Pacific near the Philippine ..."
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476 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"India IT Services sector report by Emkay • Overall revenue growth has continued to moderate for the Tier I players marking the 8th quarter in a row of moderation in overall YoY revenue growth trajectory for the Tier I players; Tier II players have..."
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179 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Mexico’s economy expanded at a moderate pace in 2014, as healthy growth in manufactured exports was offset by a mixed activity in the construction sector, weak domestic consumption and ailing oil production. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Mexico..."

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215 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"However, the monthly Index declined to 48.4 in September from 53.1 in the previous month. "The upturn has been majorly driven by manufacturing, while mining and electricity are still acting as a drag on economic activity," the report said adding tha..."
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114 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"At 10 a.m. ET, we'll get the July existing home sale report. Economists estimate the pace of sales fell 0.5% in July to an annualized rate of 5.02 million. "Leading indicators for existing home sales have been weak, as pending home sales dropped 4.5%..."
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430 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"The U.S. Drought Monitor says exceptional drought was reduced in one area of the northern Sierra this week, "despite heavy precipitation and rebounding stream flows in the short term the past few weeks." "It was decided to hold off on making substan..."

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212 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Here is a minor indicator I follow from the National Restaurant Association: Restaurant Performance Index Posts Moderate Gain in April Driven by stronger same-stores sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant ..."

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107 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"At 9:55 a.m. ET, we'll get the University of Michigan's preliminary read on consumer sentiment in July. Economists estimate the headline index climbed to 83.0 from 82.5 in June. "Rising equity markets, combined with moderately lower retail gasoline p..."

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350 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"The Federal Reserve chooses its words carefully, though it doesn’t always say exactly what officials mean. The central bank said in its policy statement Wednesday the economy “has been expanding at a solid pace,” and characterized recent job gains as..."

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289 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Fed's Beige Book "Prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas based on information collected on or before May 22, 2015"Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest overall economic activity expanded during the reporting period from ea..."

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"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen remains confident in the US economic expansion. According to a new report from Bloomberg's Rich Miller, Yellen told members members of the Group of 30 over the weekend that she remains confident in the durability of..."
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316 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"From the Kansas City Fed: Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Declined The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the March Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of K..."
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258 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Home » Research & Publications » Daily News » Optimistic outlook for 2016, Express Employment survey finds Daily News View All News Optimistic outlook for 2016, Express Employment survey finds December 30 2015 Half of business leaders expect m..."

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100 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"The Conference Board's consumer confidence index came in stronger than expected, at 98.1 for January. Economists had estimated that themonthly consumer confidence index was 96.5 for January, unchanged from the prior reading. In the release, Lynn Fran..."

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144 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
sales
"Light rain is in store for the western Midwest Thursday, with moderate to heavy rain on tap for the eastern Midwest and Delta. Another area of moisture will be in the Northern Plains with a mix of light rain and light snow. We'll also see light snow ..."

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371 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"By merging with Allergan, Pfizer is positioning itself to be the world's largest drug company. The company's chief lobbyist is Sally Susman, whose father, Louis, has been a major benefactor to President Obama's administration. She said the merger wil..."

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554 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Sunday 5 July 2015 Q-Mass, a high-tech maker of precision equipment for the oil and gas industry worldwide is defying the offshore slump with a £4 million expansion, as it seeks to diversify into the renewables, defence and nuclear power. Q-Mass, ..."

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584 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"BANKING UAE’s economic activity moderating as low oil prices filter into non-oil activity The economy to be resilient, supported by numerous recent reforms By Babu Das Augustine, Banking Editor October 7, 2015 Dubai: The UAE’s economy is showi..."
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