NEWS IN BRIEF
- REVISITING THE JUGLAR CYCLE. Evans, Mike // Industry Week/IW;Nov2001, Vol. 250 Issue 14, p64
Describes the pattern of the economic condition in the United States (U.S.). Information on several periods of inactive growth of the U.S. economy; Expenditures that have been affected by the cost reduction programs of companies; Effect of the Federal budget deficit on the economy.
- Jobless Claims Down 6,000 to 310,000. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;7/1/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32166, p2
Reports on the decline in first-time applications for state unemployment in the U.S.
- The Federal Deficit and the National Debt. Clayton, Gary E. // Business Economics;Jan2005, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p29
Using historical data from the Office of Management and Budget, the Congressional Budget Office, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the author argues that that the current method of expressing the federal deficit and/or debt as a percentage of GDP obscures the danger...
- Can We Break the Budget Deadlock? Hamilton, Lee H. // Challenge (05775132);Jul/Aug89, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p14
The article presents an interview of Lee H. Hamilton, U.S. Congressman from Indiana who is also Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress on the budget. The Congress just concluded debate over the budget resolution. It boiled down essentially to a debate about the deficit problem. One...
- Reverse that reverse mortgage. Rosenzweig, Stan // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/9/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p9
The article presents comments of the author on the budget deficit in the U.S. It was discovered that federal deficit rose to 83.1 billion dollars. This deficit is due to the increased spending of the government that reached 221.9 billion dollars. The tax being collected reached 138.8 billion...
- Deficit attention disorder. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Apr2005, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p10
The article focuses on the reasons of the weakness of the U.S. dollar. There is consensus among analysts that the U.S. budget and trade deficits are the primary reasons for the weak U.S. dollar. Since mid-2001, the Dollar Index futures contract, traded at the New York Board of Trade, has fallen...
- Monster Wall Street Not Enough to Fuel Recovery. Burke, Kevin // Money Management Executive;6/16/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p3
Focuses on economic indicators that would suggest that conditions are not sufficient to justify a recovery in U.S. economy, as of June 2003. Decline in spending in capital equipment; Budget deficit in the first quarter of 2003; Rate of unemployment.
- Global ABCs. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/8/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p11
Looks at the some of the issues that face nations and the international community as of December 2003. Impact of United States economic recovery on the world's economy; Countries with problems on budget deficits; Economic growth of China; Signs that Japan's economy is recovering after years...
- Jobless Claims Rise 17,000 to 356,000. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/6/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31816, p2
Reports on the increase in the first-time applications for state unemployment benefits in Washington in the week ended January 31, 2004. Factors contributing to the increase; Number of continued benefits for the period.