March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/7/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32084, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the percentage of increase in taxes of several manufacturing industries in the U.S. Increase in non-farm payrolls; New factory orders for increase of manufactured goods; Results in the survey of consumer sentiment; Drop in the future inflation gauge.


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