NEWS IN BRIEF
- UNITED STATES ECONOMY. // South Dakota Business Review;Mar2002, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the economic condition of the U.S. in 2001 and first quarter of 2002. Unemployment rate; Personal income growth; Reason for the increase in nonfarm payroll employment in 2002.
- UNITED STATES ECONOMY. // South Dakota Business Review;Dec2002, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p2
Reports on the economic condition of the U.S. as of December 2002. Percentage growth of personal income; Earnings in agricultural services, mining, transportation and public utilities; Average unemployment rate; Average sale of light-vehicles.
- Despite Market Volatility, Americans Found Holding On To Long-Term Investments. // Insurance Advocate;12/16/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 47, p33
Focuses on the impact of the economic condition on the retirement investment strategies of employees in the U.S. Response of investors to volatile market; Concern of employees for job security; Results of the Fourth Quarter 2002 Principal Financial Well-Being survey.
- Analysis: Budget Results and Financing of the U.S. Government and Third-Quarter Receipts by Source. // Treasury Bulletin;Sep2004, p12
Presents a capsule analysis of budget receipts, by source, for the third quarter of fiscal year 2004 that supplements fiscal data reported in the June 2004 issue of the "Treasury Bulletin." Individual income taxes; Corporate income taxes; Employment taxes and contributions; Unemployment insurance.
- Construction Spending Up 0.3% to $1.171 Trillion. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;4/2/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32599, p2
The article reports on the figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department on the construction spending in 2007. The data indicates that spending on construction projects increased by 0.3 percent to an annual rate of $1.171 trillion in February. Private construction increased 0.2 percent while...
- Economist Sees Mixed Signs in Spending. // Rock Products;Aug2005, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p19
Discusses economic issues in the U.S. as of August 1, 2005. Mixed pattern revealed by Census Bureau figures for construction spending in June; Concern about building materials costs and tight supplies of cement; Decline in the confidence of chief executive officers about the state of the U.S....
- Construction Spending Climbs to Record $1.199T. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;5/2/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32372, p2
The article reports on the increase in construction spending in the U.S. in March 2006. Spending on both private and public construction projects has grew by 0.9 percent. The total construction spending has increased to 1.199 trillion dollars in annual rate. The International Financial Review...
- Construction Drop Less than Forecast. // American Banker;1/6/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p13
The article reports that U.S. construction project spending decreased in November 2008 less than predicted. While private residential construction declined significantly, non-residential construction rose. Several experts warn the construction industry has yet to feel the full impact of the...
- Record Construction Spending in November. // American Banker;1/6/2004, Vol. 169 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the U.S. construction industry with data from the Commerce Department showing an increase in the November spending. Percentages for residential and commercial construction spending; Impact of housing starts on economic growth; Decline in the index of applications for mortgages to buy...