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Dow Industrials Surged 421 Points

The Dow Industrials surged 421 points on Thursday ... its biggest gain since December 2011, bolstered by reassurances from the Federal Reserve that it remains in no rush to raise interest rates. The Empire State Manufacturing Survey for December ... indicates that business activity for New York manufacturers declined in December. The headline general business [...]

2014-12-19T18:45:29+00:00A View|

Overall Economy Grew: 66th Consecutive Month

The Institute for Supply Management | Report On Business for November Issued on Monday this week: economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded for the eighteenth month in November and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month say the nations supply executives. The report was issued by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair [...]

2014-12-05T16:56:02+00:00A View|

Q3 GDP Increased 3.9%

Estimated Third Quarter GDP Increased 3.9% According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, real gross domestic product-the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes, increased at an annual rate of 3.9 percent in the third quarter of 2014, according to the “second” estimate. In the second [...]

2014-11-26T16:49:07+00:00A View|

LEI Rose Sharply in October

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) The LEI for the United States increased 0.9 percent in October following a 0.7 percent increase in September. The LEI rose sharply in October with all components gaining over the previous six months, despite negative contribution from stock prices in October and minimal contributions from new orders for [...]

2014-11-21T22:30:21+00:00A View|

Semper Fi

Gratitude and Respect The 239th birthday of the United States Marine Corp was on Monday, November 10. Semper Fi… Veterans Day was celebrated on Tuesday November 11. God bless all who are serving now and those who have served before them. The sacrifices our men and women volunteer to make in order to preserve our [...]

2014-11-14T21:44:50+00:00A View|