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Dallas Morning News
U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007good rather than poor. Low mortgage rates are feeding much of this confidence.
U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
good rather than poor. Low mortgage rates are feeding much of this confidence. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.43 percent last week from 3.98 percent a year ago. -By JOSH BOAK / AP Economics W... Read more
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CBS Denver
Hiring Was Healthy In Past Year In Colorado, Other Swing Statessuffered from a drop in oil prices since 2014, had the nation’s highest rate at
Hiring Was Healthy In Past Year In Colorado, Other Swing States
CBS Denver / Posted 5 days ago
suffered from a drop in oil prices since 2014, had the nation’s highest rate at 6.7 percent. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer(© Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Hiring was healthy in past year in many US swing statesBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring has be
Hiring was healthy in past year in many US swing states
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring has been strong in the past year in many presidential campaign swing states, a possible hurdle for GOP candidate Donald Trump, who has sought to capitalize on economic... Read more
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Salon.com
Home Depot rides housing boom to record sales, profitusing data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on HD at
Home Depot rides housing boom to record sales, profit
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on HD at http://www.zacks.com/ap/HD Keywords: Home Depot, Earnings Report, Priority Earnings AP Economics Writer Josh Boak in Washington, D.C., contributed to th... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Correction: Budget Deficit storyin July The federal government recorded the biggest monthly budget deficit sin
Correction: Budget Deficit story
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
in July The federal government recorded the biggest monthly budget deficit since February last month By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer The federal government last month recorded the biggest monthly budget deficit since February, and the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
U.S. employers advertised more jobs and boosted hiring in Junerobust jobs report for July slightly increased the likelihood that the Fed will
U.S. employers advertised more jobs and boosted hiring in June
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
robust jobs report for July slightly increased the likelihood that the Fed will raise rates at its September meeting, though most economists say they think the Fed won't move until December. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Steady hiring now benefiting a broader group of AmericansCHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer Published: August 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASH
Steady hiring now benefiting a broader group of Americans
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 17 days ago
CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer Published: August 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Years of steady job gains have finally begun to benefit a wider range of Americans, including those with... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Fed official says 1 rate increase might be needed this yearthis yearFed official who favors a go-slow approach says 1 rate increase might
Fed official says 1 rate increase might be needed this year
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 17 days ago
this yearFed official who favors a go-slow approach says 1 rate increase might be needed this yearBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer Published: August 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASHINGTON -- A Federal Reserve official who has been a leading... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Consumer borrowing slows to $12.3 billion gain in Juneincreased their borrowing in June but at the slowest pace in 17 months as auto
Consumer borrowing slows to $12.3 billion gain in June
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 17 days ago
increased their borrowing in June but at the slowest pace in 17 months as auto and studentBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer Published: August 7, 2016 7:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Consumers increased their borrowing in June but at the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of AmericansJuly 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Dia
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
July 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger we're seeing this election season? No." AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this re... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of AmericansJuly 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Dia
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
July 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger we're seeing this election season? No." AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this re... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americansgroup of AmericansA long stretch of steady hiring is starting to push up wages
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
The Alliance Review / Posted 18 days ago
group of AmericansA long stretch of steady hiring is starting to push up wages for more AmericansBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer Published: August 6, 2016 3:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Years of steady job gains have finally begun to benefit... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Consumer borrowing slows to $12.3 billion gain in Junehalf of the year to a more respectable pace around 2.5 percent.The Fed's consum
Consumer borrowing slows to $12.3 billion gain in June
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
half of the year to a more respectable pace around 2.5 percent.The Fed's consumer borrowing report does not cover home mortgages or other loans, such as home equity loans, that are secured by real estate. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
A burst of hiring dispels economic concernsto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
A burst of hiring dispels economic concerns
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of AmericansJuly 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Dia
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
July 2007, before the recession began. "It certainly is encouraging," said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger we're seeing this election season? No." AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this re... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americanssaid Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 19 days ago
said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger we're seeing this election season? No." AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about U.S. economyto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
Burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about U.S. economy
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of AmericansJuly 2007, before the recession began. “It certainly is encouraging,” said Dia
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
July 2007, before the recession began. “It certainly is encouraging,” said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. “But is it enough to derail the anger we’re seeing this election season? No.” AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this re... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of AmericansJuly 2007, before the recession began. “It certainly is encouraging,” said Dia
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 19 days ago
July 2007, before the recession began. “It certainly is encouraging,” said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. “But is it enough to derail the anger we’re seeing this election season? No.” AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this re... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americanssaid Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger
Steady hiring is now benefiting a broader group of Americans
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 days ago
said Diane Swonk, founder of DSEconomics. "But is it enough to derail the anger we're seeing this election season? No." AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economymanufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economy
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions.___AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Wri... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economyto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economy
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economyjobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving th
A burst of hiring helps dispel concerns about US economy
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 days ago
jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
US trade deficit hits $44.5 billion, biggest in 10 monthseconomy from Britain's decision to leave the EU.The U.S. deficit with Canada in
US trade deficit hits $44.5 billion, biggest in 10 months
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
economy from Britain's decision to leave the EU.The U.S. deficit with Canada increased to $300 million, up from $100 million in May, even though U.S. exports to Canada rose to the highest level in a year. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
U.S. adds 255,000 jobs, boosts hourly pay and economic outlookto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
U.S. adds 255,000 jobs, boosts hourly pay and economic outlook
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted payto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted pay
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
U.S. adds 255,000 jobs, boosts hourly pay and economic outlookto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
U.S. adds 255,000 jobs, boosts hourly pay and economic outlook
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted payjobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving th
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted pay
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 days ago
jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted payto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
Solid US hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted pay
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Solid U.S. hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted payto data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Facto
Solid U.S. hiring in July added 255,000 jobs and lifted pay
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
to data released this week. The slowdown in manufacturing has cost jobs: Factory employment has fallen about 30,000 in the past year, depriving the economy of key middle-income positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this... Read more
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Hartford Courant
U.S. Employers Add 255,000 Jobs In July, Much Higher Than Expectedstores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-running dyn
U.S. Employers Add 255,000 Jobs In July, Much Higher Than Expected
Hartford Courant / Posted 19 days ago
stores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-running dynamic that has caused hiring for middle-income jobs to lag behind hiring for high- and low-paying positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to thi... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
US adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays 4.9 pct.and retail stores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-
US adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays 4.9 pct.
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
and retail stores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-running dynamic that has caused hiring for middle-income jobs to lag behind hiring for high- and low-paying positions. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economi... Read more
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The Seattle Times
US adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays 4.9 pct.stores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-running dyn
US adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment stays 4.9 pct.
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
stores have also grown at a healthy pace. Both trends add to a long-running dynamic that has caused hiring for middle-income jobs to lag behind hiring for high- and low-paying positions. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to thi... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Survey: US businesses add solid 179,000 jobs in Julygrowth is sluggish.The unemployment rate may keep falling, however. Most analys
Survey: US businesses add solid 179,000 jobs in July
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
growth is sluggish.The unemployment rate may keep falling, however. Most analysts estimate the economy needs to add just 85,000 a month to absorb population growth and keep the unemployment rate steady. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Wr... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Survey: US businesses add solid 179,000 jobs in JulyBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. companie
Survey: US businesses add solid 179,000 jobs in July
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. companies added 179,000 jobs last month, according to a private survey, a steady gain that suggests hiring remains healthy after a sharp fall-off in the spring. Payroll processor... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in springAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter
US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 days ago
AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.economic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer.
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
economic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer. It has room to accelerate its rate increases if the economy were to heat up so much as to ignite high inflation. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this repo... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.longer. It has room to accelerate its rate increases if the economy were to hea
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 28 days ago
longer. It has room to accelerate its rate increases if the economy were to heat up so much as to ignite high inflation. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this report. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike sometime this yeareconomic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer.
Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike sometime this year
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
economic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer. It has room to accelerate its rate increases if the economy were to heat up so much as to ignite high inflation. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this repo... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fed keeps rates steady but sees less risk to US economyeconomic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer.
Fed keeps rates steady but sees less risk to US economy
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
economic activity may seem greater to the Fed than the risks of waiting longer. It has room to accelerate its rate increases if the economy were to heat up so much as to ignite high inflation. AP Economics Writer Josh Boak contributed to this repo... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
US unemployment applications dip to 253,000 last weeka modest pace of just 1.1 percent, as measured by the gross domestic product, i
US unemployment applications dip to 253,000 last week
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 1 months ago
a modest pace of just 1.1 percent, as measured by the gross domestic product, in the January-March quarter. Analysts believe GDP accelerated to growth above 2 percent in the just-completed April-June quarter. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Wri... Read more
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