Inventories Rise, Sales Down in Oct
- NEWS IN BRIEF. Ferris, Craig T.; Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;05/09/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31135, p2
Reports developments in the non-farm and financial sector in the United States as May of 2001. Decline in the productivity of the non-farm sector; Improvement in the inventories of the merchant wholesalers; Decrease in the manufacturing activity of goods.
- Monthly Rise for Wholesale Inventories. // American Banker;10/12/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 196, p32
Focuses on statistics on wholesale inventories in the United States for August 2000. The growth in inventories at wholesale companies during the month; What the figures suggest about firms and their management of supplies; The August inventory-to-sales ratio.
- Business Inventories Jumped in September; Rising Export Demand, Y2K Concerns Cited. // American Banker;11/16/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 220, p30
Reports that United States businesses stockpiled goods in anticipation of Y2K computer problems. Rising inventories; Gross domestic product; Comments by economists Stephen Slifer and Ethan Harris.
- BUSINESS SITUATION. // Survey of Current Business;Aug2000, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p1
Provides statistics on the business condition in the United States for the second quarter of 2000. Increase in the real gross domestic product (GDP); Price index for domestic purchases; Contributors to the increase in real GDP; Performance of the motor vehicle industry.
- Inventory Rise Beats Expectations. // American Banker;10/17/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 199, p20
Focuses on statistics regarding inventories in the United States for August 2000. The rise in stockpiles of goods during the month; What the rise in inventories suggests about the economy; The gain in retail inventories; The rise in stockpiles at manufacturers.
- Constant-Dollar Inventories, Sales, and Inventory-Sales Ratios for Manufacturing and Trade: 1991:I-1994:II. // Survey of Current Business;Sep94, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p51
No abstract available.
- THE CALENDAR. Smith, Stephanie D. // Money;May2001, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p21
Presents news briefs related to the United States economy for the month of May 2001. Expectation that excess inventory will be shipped by spring; Opinion that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates again; How May 17, 1792 was the first meeting of the New York Stock Exchange.
- NEWS IN BRIEF. Barnett, Chip; Floyd, Daniel F. // Bond Buyer;01/17/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31058, p2
Presents economics-related news from the United States. Consumer price index and other indicators for December 2000; Business inventories in November 2000; Tender rates for the U.S. Treasury's 91-day and 182-day discount bills, recent as of January 17, 2001.
- Inventory Gain: Optimism or Accident? // American Banker;8/15/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 156, p20
Focuses on statistics regarding inventories released by the United States Commerce Department for June 2000. What the larger inventories indicate about the United States economy; The rise in business sales; The impact that the figures are expected to have on financial markets.