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Tag Archives: Recession

RV industry is hitched up and rolling again

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — RV manufacturers expect to pass another milestone in their steady recovery from the recession that landed the industry in a deep ditch. Led by sales growth for towable RVs and pricier stand-alone motor homes, recreational vehicle makers ...

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Moody’s: Established gambling markets faltering

LAS VEGAS — Established gambling towns like Las Vegas and Atlantic City are hurting as more states start welcoming bettors’ dollars, Moody’s Investors Service warned last week. The credit rating agency issued a report describing a shift in casino tax ...

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Employers posted fewer jobs, but hired more in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in July but hired more workers, a mixed sign that suggests only modest improvement in the job market. Job openings fell 180,000 in July to 3.7 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That’s ...

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Economists keep rosy view for 3 pct growth in 2014

Business forecasters maintained their rosy view of the U.S. economy in 2014, predicting 3 percent growth by the second quarter of next year, low inflation and improving employment. The top economists surveyed by the National Association of Business Economics between ...

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Economy grew at 2.5 percent rate in spring

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual rate from April through June, much faster than previously estimated. The steep revision was largely because U.S. companies exported more goods and imports declined. The Commerce Department said second-quarter ...

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