Ferris, Craig T.; Sanchez, Humberto; Siegel, Gary E.
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/31/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32434, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments in economic expansion, the employment cost index, and consumer sentiment index in the U.S. The real gross domestic product, the price index, and the personal consumption expenditure index provide evidence of economic growth. Labor Department data reveals a 0.9 percent rise in labor costs. The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index declined to 84.7 in July 2006 from 84.9 in June.


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