Vince Golle

Business

US Manufacturing Is Powering Up, Regional Report Cards Show

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America’s factories cranked it up in October, according to the latest regional manufacturing indexes.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2017
Business

Employment Costs Pick Up on Faster Wage Gains at Factories

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U.S. employment costs picked up in the third quarter from the previous three months, helped in part by faster wage gains in manufacturing, the Labor Department said Oct. 31.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2017
Business

Narrowing of US Trade Deficit in June Shows Export Swing

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America’s trade deficit narrowed to an eight-month low in June, helped by the biggest outflow of goods and services since the end of 2014, a positive signal for the economy entering the third quarter, Commerce Department data showed Aug. 4.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2017
Business

Gain in Pending Home Sales Shows Market Is Stabilizing

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A rebound in contract signings for the purchase of previously owned U.S. homes shows housing demand is stabilizing after a three-month downturn, National Association of Realtors figures released July 31 showed.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2017
Business

Manufacturing in US Kept Expanding at Robust Pace in March

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America’s factories continued to expand in March at a robust pace, demonstrating momentum in an industry that struggled for the better part of the past two years, Institute for Supply Management data showed April 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2017
Business

US Manufacturing Expands at Robust Pace in March

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America’s factories continued to expand in March at a robust pace, demonstrating momentum in an industry that struggled for the better part of the past two years, Institute for Supply Management data showed April 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2017
Business

Consumer Borrowing in US Posts Smallest Gain Since July 2012

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U.S. consumer debt outstanding in January posted the smallest gain since July 2012 as American households reduced their credit-card balances.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
March 7, 2017
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Consumer Comfort Gauge in 2016 Was Strongest in Nine Years

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American households were more upbeat last year on average than at any time since 2007, according to figures in the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Jan. 5.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Decrease to Lowest Level in Three Weeks

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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, validating the Federal Reserve’s view of a vigorous labor market.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2016
Business, Logistics

Small-Business Optimism Surges in November After US Election

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Confidence among U.S. small businesses surged in November by the most since the spring of 2009 as companies grew decidedly upbeat about sales and economic prospects after the presidential election, a report from the National Federation of Independent Business showed Dec. 13.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
December 13, 2016

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