TITLE

ECONOMY

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 52, pP19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the economy of Las Vegas, Nevada as of December 2008. The unemployment rate in metropolitan Las Vegas continued to rise as 7.9 percent of jobless residents looked for work in November. A range of zero to 0.25 percent is targeted for the lowering of the Federal Funds Interest Rate. The median sales price of a new home in November decreased by 10.8 percent from the same period last year.
ACCESSION #
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