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131 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity slowed in the summer, reflecting weaker growth in the overall economy. Labor costs increased but remained at a level that indicated only modest inflation pressures. The Commerce Department says productivity rose..."
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71 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales, marketing
"NAHB Sentiment jumped to 61 - the highest since 2005 - despite weakening new home sales and collapsing lumber prices. Housing Starts also remain tepid (especially compared to 2005 levels) but hope springs eternal for an industry almost 100% reliant o..."
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"The Federal Reserve just released its Beige Book, which is its anecdotal look at the state of the economy across its various regions. The report specifically made mention of The World Cup having an impact on the economy in the St. Louis District: Eco..."

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92 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
oilgas
"With the crude market on tenterhooks since API reported a huge surge in inventories (especially at Cushing), DOE reported a considerable 4.2mm barrel build (less than API's 6.3mm) but way above analyst expectations of a modest draw (7th week in a row..."
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62 words • advanced • 3 years ago
oilgas
"A modest production cut this morning may - or may not - be 'correlated' with the fact that once again the oil rig count declined 9 to 555 rigs, tracking oil's slide. This is the 12th weekly drop in the last 13 weeks to the lowest since June 2010. Rig..."
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239 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"On Thursday morning, John Deere reported fourth quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations. In the fourth quarter, Deere reported earnings per share of $1.83 on revenue of $8.9 billion, topping estimates for $1.57 of earnings on $7.75 billio..."

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144 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Thanks to chunky forex gains. Interplex Holdings reported that its net profit nearly tripled to US$11.97m in the first quarter, thanks mainly to a one-off acquisition cost and hefty forex gains. Revenue grew modestly at 4% year-on-year. Its automot..."

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101 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Profits are soaring at Britain’s mid-sized private businesses. An in-depth study of 25,000 mid-market companies found that they achieved average profit growth of more than 18 per cent in the year to August 2014. Revenue growth, was more modest, at..."
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103 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
oilgas
"In the face of a modest inventory drawdown (reported last night by API), DOE reports a major 3.073 million barrel inventory build (for the 2nd week in a row). As EIA reports, oil stocks remain at their highest in at least 80 years. Rubbing salt into ..."
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102 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Gold futures rose slightly Tuesday for a fifth straight day of gains, as traders looked ahead to testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen will be grilled on Capitol Hill about the condition of the US economy and outlook for interest..."
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119 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
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107 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 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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104 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Perhaps notably, despite an initial kneejerk higher, US equities remain below the levels seen when The FOMC Statement was released in October. Gold, The USDollar, and bonds are all modestly higher post-FOMC Minutes... Some might suggest the long-end ..."
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89 words • intermediate • 2 years, 7 months ago
sales
"In the last 10-20 years, American Women-Owned Businesses (WOB) have come a long, long way. Simply put, the number of WOB have grown 45.2 percent in the past decade and 108.8 percent in the last 20 years. The growth of employment within those same fir..."

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279 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"WASHINGTON — U.S. productivity slowed in the summer, while labor costs rebounded yet stayed at a level suggesting only modest inflation pressures. Productivity rose at an annual rate of 1.6 percent in the July-September quarter, a slowdown from a ..."
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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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278 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"U.S. productivity slowed in the summer, while labor costs rebounded yet stayed at a level suggesting only modest inflation pressures. Productivity rose at an annual rate of 1.6 percent in the July-September quarter, a slowdown from a 3.5 percent inc..."
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231 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"Students with around $10,000 in debt are more likely to graduate from college than those with no debt, according to a new study from the Third Way think tank. The study was conducted by Ohio State University sociology professor Rachel Dwyer, who foun..."
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180 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"WikimediaThis morning, we'll get two big data points on US manufacturing during January. First, at 9:45 a.m. ET, Markit manufacturing will release its purchasing manager's index, which economists expectat 52.7, unchanged from the prior period accordi..."

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128 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"At 10 a.m. ET, a preliminary reading on consumer confidence in December from the University of Michigan's survey of consumers will be released. Economists estimate that the headline index of consumer sentiment rose to 92 from 91.3 prior. Wells Fargo'..."

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