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Layoffs Increase Beyond Forecasts

Layoffs increased beyond forecasts, retail sales saw healthy gains, and consumer credit enjoyed a major gain.  Retail Sales  Retail sales ended 2017 in a good position thanks to healthy holiday spending. Food services and retail sales for December 2017 grew 0.4 percent to hit $495.4 billion, according to last week’s […]

Retail Sales Double

  Retail Sales double predictions, while consumer prices also rose, and layoffs shrank. Retail Sales  Strong holiday sales sparked a retail surge in November, with retail and food service sales for the month growing 0.8 percent to $492.7 billion, the Census Bureau reported last week. This outpaced market expectations of […]

Job Market Growth

Consumer borrowing enjoyed solid gains, while the job market grew more than expected, and layoffs contracted. Employment Job Market growth exceeded expectations, adding 228,000 non-farm jobs in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week. This exceeded market expectations of 200,000 jobs, and kept the unemployment rate at 4.1 […]

Step by Step: How to Decorate A Professional Looking Christmas Tree

  Read our step by step guide to learn how to decorate a Professional looking Christmas Tree. Decorating for Christmas can be a much fun as the actual day itself. If you want to go all out, pick a room where you can incorporate multiple displays. Make sure to use […]

Construction Spending Beats Expectations

Construction spending grew more than predicted while unemployment was down and layoffs continued to fall. Construction Spending Construction spending for September beat expectations growing 0.3 percent to hit an annual rate of 1.219 trillion, the Census Bureau reported last week. This was the highest gain in four months and surpassed […]