NEWS IN BRIEF
- Solutions Require Travel. // Quality;Sep2009, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p76
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the 9th Annual State of the Profession Study, one the July 2009 Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), and the report done by the Association for Manufacturing Technology on June 2009 manufacturing technology consumption...
- Consumer Spending Breaks 10-Month Rising Streak. Mutikani, Lucia // BEEF Exclusive Insight;6/27/2011, p13
This article focuses on a report of the U.S. Commerce Department which shows that consumer spending failed to rise in May, breaking a string of 10 straight months of gains.
- Income rose 0.5%; spending 0.8% in Dec. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;02/02/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30570, p2
Reports on the growth of American workers' income in December 1998 and their rate of consumption, according to the United States Commerce Department.
- Consumer spending soft in April. Needham, Vicki // Hill;5/16/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 61, p12
The article reports that the U.S. Commerce Department reports only 0.1% increase on consumers spending in April 2012 as compared to the 0.7% and 1% increase in March and February 2012, respectively.
- Personal income rose 0.4% in Sept., while consumer spending slowed. Emert, Carol // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/31/1995, Vol. 170 Issue 81, p5
Focuses on a report released on October 30, 1995 by the Commerce Department which shows an increase in personal income and a slowdown in consumer spending in the United States. Most of the income increase as from wages and salaries; Modest pick-up in employment; Spending on nondurable and...
- Spending figures revised. // Furniture/Today;08/28/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p78
Reports that the United States Department of Commerce has revised consumer spending numbers for furniture and bedding for 1997 through 1999.
- Munis End Flat Ahead of Holiday; Treasuries Fall on Economic Data. Chesla, Nichlas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;9/2/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31710, p2
Provides an overview of market conditions in the U.S. money market as of September 2, 2003. Losses in government securities; Market sentiment at the rise in Chicago purchasing managers' index; Fall in University of Michigan's final August consumer sentiment index.
- June New Home Sales Up 0.6% to 530,000 Rate. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;7/28/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32927, p2
The article provides updates on sales of new single-family homes and adjusted annual rate in 2008. Data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce outlined June figure came after a revised 533,000 rate in May, which had a 2.5% decrease to 512,000. With this, the supply of new homes at the...
- Bottomline Looks Up. // India Today;4/25/2011, p19
The article reports on the findings of a new Business Confidence Survey commissioned by Business Today that companies are using the robust consumption demand factor to pass on the rise in their input costs to consumers and maintain high profit levels.