September 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/22/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 38, pP21
This section offers economic news briefs in the U.S. as of 2008. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has reported that the 40 insured commercial banks in Nevada had charged off $3.3 billion during the 2nd quarter of the year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has noted that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has declined by a 0.9 point in August. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate has increased above 6% to 6.1%, which is claimed as the first time since 2003.


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