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Economic News for March 15, 2017

  The economy continued to add jobs on the whole, but layoffs saw a sudden jump. Meanwhile, consumer credit grew, but saw a stiff setback. Employment Situation  The U.S. economy added 235,000 non-farm jobs in February, putting the unemployment rate back at 4.7 percent, according to last week’s report  from […]

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Economic News: March, 8, 2017

Spending on residential construction grew despite a monthly overall drop. Meanwhile, monthly incomes and spending totals offered mixed performance, and layoffs fell to their lowest point in nearly 44 years. Construction Spending Construction spending for January grew to an annual rate of $1.18 trillion, marking a 1 percent dip from […]

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Economic News: March 1,2017

“Existing home sales kicked off 2017 with a roaring start, while new home sales grew at a lower than anticipated rate, and layoffs were up.” Existing Home Sales Sales of existing homes for January grew to their fastest pace in nearly a decade, according to data released by the National […]

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Economic Review: February 22,2017

  The big economic headline maker last week was retail sales, which saw healthy growth. Also, housing starts saw mixed performance, while layoffs rose, but remained in safe territory. Retail Sales Retail sales for January 2017 enjoyed a 0.4 percent gain to hit $472.1 billion, the Census Bureau reported last […]

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Economic Review: February 15, 2017

  Last Week’s Economic News In Review February 15, 2017 Layoffs saw a large drop, while consumer credit growth slowed, and wholesale inventories and sales both surged.  Initial Jobless Claims First-time claims for unemployment benefits filed by the newly unemployed during the week ending Feb. 4 plummeted past predictions to […]

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Last Week’s Economic News In Review February 1, 2017

Existing home sales saw their best annual sales in 10 years, while new home sales tumbled to a 10-month low. Meanwhile, layoffs surged, but remained in safe territory.   Existing Home Sales Sales of existing homes capped off 2016 as their best year in a decade, according to data released […]

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Last Week’s Economic News In Review-January 25, 2017

Housing Starts Starts on new home construction shot up, while layoffs tumbled, and consumer prices increased. Housing shot up, ending what has been the best year for construction starts since the housing boom year of 2007. Construction starts on housing in December rocketed to an annual rate of 1.226 million, which […]

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Lifestyle Tip: Holiday Decor Fun – Do It Yourself

Three Whimsical DIY Holiday Wreaths During the holidays, nothing welcomes guests to your home as warmly as a gorgeous wreath hanging on your front door. But, there’s no law that says all wreaths have to be green and round. You can put your personal stamp on your holiday wreath this year […]

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