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US economy gives cause for optimism

by THE AUSTRALIAN on

IT was another “taper tantrum”, a petulant dumping of shares by investors determined to squeeze every last pip out of the US Federal Reserve’s ultra-easy monetary policy.... Read full article

Census Bureau Releases a Collection of Wholesale Trade Statistics

by U.S. Census Bureau on

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a collection of statistics on the wholesale trade sector of the economy, completing the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series, beginning the 2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series, and releasing the 2013 A... Read full article

U.S. Economy Back In The Lead, Analysts Say

by Private Wealth on

The U.S. economy will strengthen, and inflation will remain low in 2015, keeping yields and returns of fixed-income investments relatively modest, according to Wilmington Trust.... Read full article

US wholesale inventories up, sales slump, job openings rise

by India.com (Reuters) on

US wholesale inventories unexpectedly rose in January as sales recorded their biggest decline since 2009, pushing the number of months it would take to clear warehouses to its highest level in more than 5-1/2 years. ... Read full article

Why Ethan Allen Believes in U.S. Manufacturing for Export

by Farooq Kathwari on

Excerpted from a presentation by Farooq Kathwari, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ethan Allen, to the Raymond James Insitutional Investment conference, March 3, 2015. ... Read full article

Trader Joe's named best grocery store in US; Kroger to beat Whole Foods on organic, natural: Retail

by Anna Marum (Photo Credit: The Associated Press) on

Trader Joe's, home of the infamous two-buck chuck (which costs closer to $3 now), took top honors in a recent survey of 100 national and regional grocery store chains... Read full article

Innovation and manufacturing labor: a value-chain perspective

by Kate S. Whitefoot, Walter D. Valdivia and Gina C. Adam on

Policies and initiatives to promote U.S. manufacturing would be well advised to take a value chain perspective of this economic sector. ... Read full article

U.S. added 295k jobs in February

by Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press on

The unemployment rate in the U.S. dipped to 5.5 per cent from 5.7 per cent. U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000.... Read full article

Daimler to invest $500 million in U.S. plant to make commercial vans

by Reuters (Photo Credit: Reuters/Michael Dalder) on

(Reuters) - Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) said on Friday it will spend $500 million to build a new assembly plant in South Carolina that will make large commercial vans and result in the creation of more than 1,300 jobs.... Read full article

The 6 Best Industries You've Never Heard of

by Graham Winfrey on

Beef jerky production. Artificial turf installation. Laser tag hosting. You may not have known they even existed, but they're all promising niche sectors for starting a business.... Read full article

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