Factory Orders Up, Inventories Steady
- Factory Order Drop Points to Slowdown. // American Banker;9/1/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 169, p20
Discusses what the drop in factory orders in the United States during July 2000 indicate about the economy. Sectors which saw a drop; How total factory orders declined during the first 7 months of 2000; Predictions by Kenneth Mayland, president of ClearView Economics LLC that the economy is...
- O come all ye shoppers ... please? Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;12/20/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 19, p1
Discusses efforts of retailers in the United States to attract consumers during the 2000 holiday season, in light of the slowing economy.
- Keeping Track: retail sales. Paulson, Amanda // Christian Science Monitor;11/19/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 249, p14
Discusses an increase in retail sales in the United States in October of 2001, and the outlook for the U.S. economy.
- Slowdown projections reversed. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;4/8/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p8
Focuses on the performance of the United States economy for the first two months of 1999. Performance of the manufacturing sector; Comparison of the actual performance to the predicted performance of the economy; Retail sales in the country for the period; Consumer spending figures.
- Survey warns: Don't look like your hurting. // Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p72
Highlights a survey by George S. May International which cautions retailers against allowing customers to perceive that their store is having difficulties in the wake of the economic slowdown in the United States in 2001. Businesses most damaged by the soft economy; Growth-oriented actions...
- Wary retailers rein in plans for 1999. Morrell, Lisa; Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;11/02/98, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p20
Focuses on traditional retailers' anticipation of belt-tightening measures for 1999 in the United States. Decline in consumer confidence; Increase in economic uncertainty; Decision to forgo purchases of experimental merchandise; Weak prospects for holiday sales.
- 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.
- A regional approach to measures of import activity. Hervey, Jack L. // Chicago Fed Letter;Nov99, Issue 147, p1
Discusses the impact of regional imports to the United States economy and the allocation of the nation's imports across the regions. Primary rationale for using an employment allocation scheme; Five Great Lakes states with the largest regional share for manufactured goods; Conclusion.
- Manufacturers express decline in optimism. Gill, David // Home Textiles Today;11/13/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p21
Reports on the decline of manufacturers' expectations index in the United States as of October 2000. Factors contributing to the decline; Decline of the three-months index for production; Decline of the index measuring the near future for new orders.