TITLE

Dog Day Good News

AUTHOR(S)
Karlgaard, Rich
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/4/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on U.S. economic trends as of September 4, 2006. The second quarter slowed to 2.5 percent growth. Job growth sank to the lowest levels since the third quarter of 2003, according to the Labor Department's payroll survey. Housing starts have fallen 18 percent in 2006. The Federal Reserve Board made its seventeenth straight hike in June, yet core inflation hit an 11-year high that month.
ACCESSION #
22376556

 

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