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2014/10/31 14:39
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MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline in eight months, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August....
2014/10/31 14:39
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2014/10/30 06:50
2014/10/30 06:50
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WASHINGTON (AP) � When the Federal Reserve announced the end of its landmark bond buying program Wednesday, it also signaled the start of something else: The Janet Yellen era. Officially, Yellen has...
2014/10/29 21:56
2014/10/29 21:56
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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market – a key condition for an eventual...
2014/10/28 15:20
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CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months...
2014/10/24 10:54
2014/10/24 10:54
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2014/10/24 04:29
2014/10/24 04:29
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WASHINGTON — With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for consumers and could unleash a wave of refinancing. It may even...
2014/10/23 14:49
2014/10/23 14:49
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CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the...
2014/10/21 15:52
2014/10/21 15:52
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JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, yet the housing market has yet to fully shake off a slowdown that began in the middle of...
2014/10/21 09:02
2014/10/21 09:02
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BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese...
2014/10/16 16:20
2014/10/16 16:20
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CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening...
2014/10/08 00:09
2014/10/08 00:09
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NEW YORK � Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation's largest retail industry...
2014/10/07 21:56
2014/10/07 21:56
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund slightly lowered its outlook for global economic growth this year and next, mostly because of weaker expansions in Japan, Latin America and...
2014/10/07 15:52
2014/10/07 15:52
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JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years during August, yet their pace of hiring fell compared to July. The Labor...
2014/10/04 23:59
2014/10/04 23:59
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PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - Boosted by the lowest jobless rate in six years, President Barack Obama on Friday heralded September's hiring rate as the longest uninterrupted stretch of private sector job...
2014/10/03 20:50
2014/10/03 20:50
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WASHINGTON (AP) � A surge in hiring last month helped drive the nation's unemployment rate down to a six-year low of 5.9 percent � within striking distance of what economists consider a healthy...
2014/10/03 01:54
2014/10/03 01:54
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Obama touts economic gains under his watch Thursday, October 2 2014 | 8:50 p.m. CDT By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) ? President Barack Obama acknowledged his pivotal role in...
2014/10/02 21:18
2014/10/02 21:18
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Just how healthy is the U.S. job market? Despite steady hiring and falling unemployment, the question has provoked sharp debate and considerable uncertainty on the eve of the...
2014/10/02 15:56
2014/10/02 15:56
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Created: 10/02/2014 10:38 AM WDIO.com By: MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the big drop was...
2014/09/29 14:20
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MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the...
2014/10/31 14:39
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