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137 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales, business
"WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more cars, restaurant meals and building supplies in July. The spending points to steady economic growth anchored by the improving job market.The Commerce Department says retail sales climbed 0.6 percent last month,..."
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141 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
oilgas
"Crude oil prices were flat Thursday morning after being hammered in the previous session. A stronger dollar and speculation that OPEC will continue record production despite waning demand has hurt oil prices. U.S. Crude oil for November was up 10 c..."
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184 words • advanced • 3 years, 12 months ago
"(Reuters) - Crocs Inc, known for its colorful clog shoes, said it appointed Gregg Ribatt as chief executive, effective late January 2015. The footwear maker's net income has declined in five of the last six quarters, hurt by waning popularity amid la..."
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206 words • intermediate • 3 years ago
business
"Commercial solar installations have waned in recent years as a lack of readily available capital has hindered project progress. Simpleray Solar is offering a solution for small, medium and large commercial projects by offering 90-day interest free pr..."
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157 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"@NARMediaThe number of pending home sales unexpectedly declined by 0.9% month-over-month in November. Economists were expecting a 0.7% increase. October's growth rate, meanwhile, was revised up to 0.4% from an earlier estimate of 0.2%. "Home prices r..."

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227 words • intermediate • 3 years, 4 months ago
sales
"Acura has confirmed that it has appointed Jon Ikeda as its new chief, just as the brand prepares for the launch of its crucial second-generation NSX supercar. Former chief Mike Accavitti, a Chrysler veteran who only joined Honda in 2011 in a marketin..."
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231 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out, where we look at the impact of energy on the Economy. The print version had the full headline The oil supply, energy demand and a rip-roaring U.S. dollar: What it means for your portfolio whil..."
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239 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Frankfurt (AFP) - Consumer confidence in Germany is being dampened by Europe's refugee crisis as consumers worry about the economic consequences of the huge influx of migrants, a poll found on Thursday. "Consumer optimism is waning somewhat," market ..."
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199 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"The Dutch manufacturers reported a three-month high growth in output in October, survey data from Markit showed Monday. The headline NEVI Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 53.7 in October from 53 in September. A reading above 50 indicates expansion..."

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247 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Italy is contracting after GDP shrunk by 0.20% in the second quarter. But Italy is not the only Eurozone economy with growth going nowhere. France is too. So is Spain. The only remaining star seems to be Germany, with a0.8% growth rate in the first q..."
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204 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"There's a growing concern among analysts and economists that resource-rich Australia could tumble into recession this year, and it's really starting to show in some parts of the country. Specifically, the industrial suburb ofBroadmeadowson the outski..."

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189 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"TOKYO: The dollar firmed a little but languished close to 17-month lows against the yen on Friday, with the Japanese currency poised for weekly gains against its major counterparts despite verbal warnings from Japanese officials. Underpinning the gr..."
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449 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Having now passed the anniversary of the rising dollar, it is interesting to see the related and continued effects on the stock bubble(s). As should be obvious by now, stock buybacks, fund..."

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395 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Global demand growth to slow in 2016 closer to long-term trend as price support is likely to wane 13 October 2015 Global demand growth is expected to slow from its five-year high of 1.8 mb/d in 2015 to 1.2 million barrels per day (mb/d) in 2016 –..."
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490 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"A female welder at a shipbuilding site in Southwest China's Chongqing.(CHINA DAILY) State shipbuilder acts on oversupply and waning global demand China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, one of the country's two major shipbuilding conglomerates, plans to ..."

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565 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"Although I disagree with the vast majority of the bear calls that have existed all year ( all of which were documented as being false , by the way) one thing stands out as a red flag: demand. The reliance on strong demand to justify increased supply..."
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311 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
finance, business
"London (AFP) - Europe's stock markets fell by more than one percent at the open on Wednesday despite gains in Asia, as investor enthusiasm waned over China's interest rate cut.In initial trade, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index lost 1.30 percent to 6..."
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285 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Shanghai (AFP) - Shanghai shares fell more than five percent on Wednesday morning, extending their largest daily fall in more than three weeks on concerns of waning government support. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 5.04 percent, or 1..."
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332 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"How much US shale oil production is taken out of service will be a key driver of future tanker shipping earnings, according to the latest edition of the Tanker Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. Tanker operators are pinning..."
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352 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Thomson ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Alcoa Inc said on Thursday it will permanently close its 269,000 tonne-per-year Warrick Operations smelter in Evansville, Indiana, by the end of first quarter, the latest in a string of U.S. smelter curtailments as..."
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