The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it’s adding jobs.
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June 7, 2021 Comments Off on US economy: Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies
October 8, 2014 Comments Off on MBAs making a comeback?
Demand for MBA graduates appears to be picking up in the U.S. — and across the pond.
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September 14, 2012 Comments Off on Delivery times rise for iPhone 5
NEW YORK — Delivery times climbed quickly as Apple Inc. started taking orders for the iPhone 5 on Friday, suggesting strong demand. Apple began taking orders for the phone at 12 a.m. Pacific time, promising delivery by next Friday, when ...
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May 1, 2012 Comments Off on Md. couple hopes to meet alpaca wool processing demand
ADAMSTOWN — The mid-Atlantic region offers a few places that will clean and process alpaca wool, and finding a plant that will do the work in a timely manner has proven to be a challenge for many of Frederick County’s ...Read More »
February 27, 2012 Comments Off on Detroit can barely keep up with car sales
DETROIT — Auto sales are growing so fast that Detroit can barely keep up. Three years after the U.S. auto industry nearly collapsed, sales of cars and trucks are surging. Sales could exceed 14 million this year, above last year’s ...
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September 28, 2011 Comments Off on Businesses boost orders for equipment, machinery
WASHINGTON — Companies ordered more machinery, computers and communication equipment in August, a positive sign for the slumping U.S. economy. An increase in demand for those kind of longer-lasting factory goods suggests businesses are sticking with their investment plans, despite ...
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August 31, 2011 Comments Off on Strong auto demand lifts July factory orders
WASHINGTON — U.S. factory orders rose strongly in July on the biggest jump in demand for autos in more than eight years and a surge in commercial airplane orders. The increase suggests supply chain disruptions created by the Japan crisis ...
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August 3, 2011 Comments Off on Factory orders dropped 0.8 percent in June
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses cut back on orders for airplanes, autos and heavy machinery in June, lowering demand for factory goods for the second time in three months. The Commerce Department says orders to U.S. factories fell 0.8 percent in ...
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June 8, 2011 Comments Off on Consumers borrowed more for 7th straight month
WASHINGTON — Americans borrowed more money in April for the seventh straight month, but they cut back on using their credit cards. Consumer borrowing rose by nearly $7.2 billion, fueled by greater demand for school and auto loans, the Federal ...
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May 25, 2011 Comments Off on Businesses cut orders for durable goods in April
WASHINGTON — Businesses cut back on their orders for heavy machinery, computers, autos and airplanes in April, reducing demand for long-lasting manufactured goods by the largest amount in six months. Orders for durable goods fell 3.6 percent, and a key ...
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