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Measure of economic activity rose 0.4 percent in July

WASHINGTON — A measure of future U.S. economic activity recovered in July following a sharp drop in June, providing further evidence of an economy that is regaining some momentum. The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading economic ...

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Consumer spending up 0.3 percent in April

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending edged up modestly in April but personal income growth was the slowest in five months, raising concerns about the ability of Americans to keep spending in the future. Consumer spending increased 0.3 percent in April following ...

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Consumer confidence up in February to highest level in a year

NEW YORK — Americans are feeling better about the economy again, but will it last this time? A widely watched barometer of consumer confidence surged in February to its highest level in a year as Americans took note of improving ...

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Stevenson, Metro Centre plans drive economic activity in Owings Mills

A $500 million development now under way may help spark the final push needed to solidify the economic activity envisioned for Owings Mills when planners designated this northwest Baltimore County corridor as a growth area more than 30 years ago. ...

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Leading indicators rise 0.9 percent in October

WASHINGTON — A gauge of future economic activity rose at solid pace in October, offering hope that the economy may see stronger growth in coming months. The Conference Board reported Friday that its index of leading economic indicators rose 0.9 ...

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Consumers’ confidence down in June on job worries

NEW YORK — A private research group is reporting that U.S. consumers’ confidence declined to a seven-month low as job worries increased. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped to 58.5 in June, down from a revised 61.7 in May. ...

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