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The Globe and Mail
Britain’s economy slows to near-stall speed before EU referendumsurveys into territory which has in the past seen the Bank of England start to
Britain’s economy slows to near-stall speed before EU referendum
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
surveys into territory which has in the past seen the Bank of England start to worry about the need to revive growth,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, which compiles the survey. Most economists believe that a decision by voters to... Read more
19m
Belfast Telegraph
Brexit fears could see UK growth grind to a haltcaused by the EU vote, with a shock contraction in manufacturing activity and a
Brexit fears could see UK growth grind to a halt
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 minutes ago
caused by the EU vote, with a shock contraction in manufacturing activity and a marked slowdown in construction. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, said the three PMI surveys signalled UK growth near-stalling, to 0.1% in April... Read more
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24m
Wandsworth Guardian
Brexit fears could see UK growth grind to a haltcaused by the EU vote, with a shock contraction in manufacturing activity and a
Brexit fears could see UK growth grind to a halt
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 24 minutes ago
caused by the EU vote, with a shock contraction in manufacturing activity and a marked slowdown in construction. Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, said the three PMI surveys signalled UK growth near-stalling, to 0.1% in April... Read more
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27m
Evening Standard
Economy ‘stalling’ as services firms suffer cruel Aprilto make a ­triple whammy of disappointing news on the health of the economy at
Economy ‘stalling’ as services firms suffer cruel April
Evening Standard / Posted 27 minutes ago
to make a ­triple whammy of disappointing news on the health of the economy at the start of the second quarter,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. “Some of the slowdown may be ­attributable to the early timing of Easter, though... Read more
42m
International Business Times
UK economy under pressure as services industry grows at slowest pace in three years of disappointing news on the health of the economy at the start of the second q
UK economy under pressure as services industry grows at slowest pace in three years
International Business Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
of disappointing news on the health of the economy at the start of the second quarter," said Markit's chief economist Chris Williamson. "The deterioration in April pushes the surveys into territory which has in the past seen the Bank of... Read more
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22h
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 22 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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22h
KTVB Boise
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KTVB Boise / Posted 22 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
The Globe and Mail
Euro zone businesses trudged into the second quartereuro zone economy grew at a steady but unspectacular annual rate of 1.5 per cen
Euro zone businesses trudged into the second quarter
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
euro zone economy grew at a steady but unspectacular annual rate of 1.5 per cent at the start of the second quarter,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. “While still tepid, the sustained euro zone growth contrasts with slowdowns in... Read more
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23h
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KVUE-TV Austin
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KREM.com Spokane
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WCSH 6 Portland
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WCNC Charlotte
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WXIA-TV Atlanta
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
36 related stories
23h
WTSP-TV Tampa
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WHAS TV11 Louisville
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
11 News Houston
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
11 News Houston / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WLTX-TV Columbia
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WLBZ Bangor
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WKYC Cleveland
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
13 WMAZ Macon
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
USA Today
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
USA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KTHV Little Rock
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
NorthWest Cable News
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KING5 Seattle
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KING5 Seattle / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KGW Channel 8 Portland
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
First Coast News
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
First Coast News / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
Island Packet
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarterthe U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarter
Island Packet / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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23h
KENS 5 San Antonio
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 23 hours ago
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarterthe U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarter
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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1d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarterthe U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarter
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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1d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of Q2the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown
Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of Q2
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
the U.S. only grew by an annualized rate of 0.5 percent. Despite the slowdown in the eurozone, Markit chief economist Chris Williamson sought to contrast the performance of the region with that of the U.S. and even the U.K. He said the more... Read more
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1d
The Economic Times
Euro zone businesses trudged into the second quarter: PMIeuro zone economy grew at a steady but unspectacular annual rate of 1.5 per cen
Euro zone businesses trudged into the second quarter: PMI
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
euro zone economy grew at a steady but unspectacular annual rate of 1.5 per cent at the start of the second quarter," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "While still tepid, the sustained euro zone growth contrasts with slowdowns in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary rea
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary reading earlier this month, though Markit's Chris Williamson was a bit more downbeat on how things look in the US manufacturing sector. "The April PMI data suggest... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary rea
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary reading earlier this month, though Markit's Chris Williamson was a bit more downbeat on how things look in the US manufacturing sector. "The April PMI data suggest... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary rea
STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, USO, OIL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
final PMI reading for April hit 50.8, in-line with the report's preliminary reading earlier this month, though Markit's Chris Williamson was a bit more downbeat on how things look in the US manufacturing sector. "The April PMI data suggest... Read more
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2d
Stamford Advocate
ISM manufacturing falls more than expected (USD, DXY)PMI data suggest there’s no end in sight to the current downturn in manufacturi
ISM manufacturing falls more than expected (USD, DXY)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
PMI data suggest there’s no end in sight to the current downturn in manufacturing activity," said Markit chief economist Chris Williamson in the release. "The survey indicates that factory output is dropping at an annualized rate of... Read more
2d
Connecticut Post
ISM manufacturing falls more than expected (USD, DXY)PMI data suggest there’s no end in sight to the current downturn in manufacturi
ISM manufacturing falls more than expected (USD, DXY)
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
PMI data suggest there’s no end in sight to the current downturn in manufacturing activity," said Markit chief economist Chris Williamson in the release. "The survey indicates that factory output is dropping at an annualized rate of... Read more
2d
EuroNews
Eurozone manufacturing struggles in Aprilproduction of just less than 1 percent, which is half the pace seen in the mont
Eurozone manufacturing struggles in April
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
production of just less than 1 percent, which is half the pace seen in the months leading up to the recent slowdown,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. “The survey data therefore so far show no signs of European Central Bank... Read more
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Herald Sun
Euro zone factory growth weakens in Aprilproduction of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the mon
Euro zone factory growth weakens in April
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
production of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the months leading up to the recent slowdown," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "The survey data therefore so far show no signs of European Central Bank... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Euro zone factory growth weakens in Aprilproduction of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the mon
Euro zone factory growth weakens in April
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
production of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the months leading up to the recent slowdown," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "The survey data therefore so far show no signs of European Central Bank... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Euro zone factory growth weakens in Aprilproduction of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the mon
Euro zone factory growth weakens in April
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
production of just less than 1 per cent, which is half the pace seen in the months leading up to the recent slowdown," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "The survey data therefore so far show no signs of European Central Bank... Read more
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The Economic Times
Euro zone factory growth weakens in April despite heavy discountingproduction of just less than 1 percent, which is half the pace seen in the mont
Euro zone factory growth weakens in April despite heavy discounting
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
production of just less than 1 percent, which is half the pace seen in the months leading up to the recent slowdown," said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. "The survey data therefore so far show no signs of European Central Bank... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
It's not a job, it's a calling for many of South Carolina's Highway Patrol trooperswant dedicated, motivated people to get out here and enforce our laws and keep
It's not a job, it's a calling for many of South Carolina's Highway Patrol troopers
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
want dedicated, motivated people to get out here and enforce our laws and keep our roadways safe," Lieutenant Colonel Chris Williamson said. The agency has a second recruiting class starting at the Criminal Justice Academy in July. They are... Read more
6d
Guardian Unlimited
US economy grows at slowest pace in two years as Obama defends legacyof the economy slowed with the exception of the housing market, the latter prob
US economy grows at slowest pace in two years as Obama defends legacy
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
of the economy slowed with the exception of the housing market, the latter probably reflecting low mortgage rates,” said Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. “Business spending fell at the fastest rate since the second quarter of 2009,... Read more
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Market Watch
What’s concerning about the GDP numbers — economist reactionsby no means surprising that exports are acting as a drag on the economy, especi
What’s concerning about the GDP numbers — economist reactions
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
by no means surprising that exports are acting as a drag on the economy, especially given the dollar’s recent strength.” —Chris Williamson, Markit. “We remain very skeptical of the growth number, which has been depressed temporarily by the stock... Read more
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SKY News
Fed Holds Rates But Paves Path To Next Risein this quarter and the next. The FOMC's rate vote was not unanimous, with one
Fed Holds Rates But Paves Path To Next Rise
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
in this quarter and the next. The FOMC's rate vote was not unanimous, with one dissenting vote out of its ten members. Chris Williamson, chief economist at financial information service Markit, said: "The Fed’s issue is finding the right window... Read more
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