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Thursday, December 22, 2011

As 2011 winds down, there has been a fair amount of optimism of late when it comes to the economy. But as we know there are road blocks, too, of course.
Posted on 12/22 at 11:19 AM
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A few economic indicators released this week were not new or jarring in terms of a “wow factor,” but they are telling at the same time.
Posted on 11/23 at 12:08 PM

Monday, November 07, 2011

While the economic recovery has had its fair share of stops and starts, it may be happening again in earnest on the railways. That is the consensus from John Lanigan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at BNSF Railway.
Posted on 11/07 at 03:16 PM
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Earlier today, the Department of Commerce announced that U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose by 2.5 percent in the third quarter. This is a good sign but it should not even begin to suggest that happy days are here again.
Posted on 10/27 at 12:48 PM
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Monday, October 24, 2011

The news regarding a tepid economic recovery is clearly far from new, we have been reading about it and experiencing it in one way or another for a while now. We have been told that things will be better “soon” on more than one occasion, yet things continue to stagnate.
Posted on 10/24 at 09:36 AM
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IHS said the highlight in the very busy upcoming week will be the advance GDP release, which will show the economy growing at its fastest pace in the third quarter of 2011 since the second quarter of 2010
Posted on 10/24 at 09:26 AM
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Friday, October 14, 2011

In September, the consumer sentiment index inched up as the negativity related to the political bickering and finger pointing in Washington D.C. over the debt ceiling crisis started to wear off a little, said analysts at IHS Global Insight.
Posted on 10/14 at 10:44 AM
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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Prime Advantage, a major buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the results of its eighth Prime Advantage Group Outlook (GO) Survey, revealing the top economic concerns of small and midsized North American manufacturers for the second half of 2011.
Posted on 10/06 at 01:35 PM
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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Although the year began with a fizzle, Beacon Economics is forecasting that the U.S. economy will not enter into a double dip recession in 2011
Posted on 10/04 at 09:04 AM
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Monday, October 03, 2011

Manufacturing continued its growth in September as the PMI registered 51.6%, an increase of 1 percentage point when compared to August’s reading of 50.6%.
Posted on 10/03 at 12:07 PM
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