TITLE

NEWS IN BRIEF

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Emily; Siegel, Gary E.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/9/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31611, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several news briefs related to public finance in the U.S. Inventories of merchant wholesalers rose 0.3 percent to $289.5 billion in February, 2003, according to Department of Commerce data. In the interest of making governmental spending more transparent, the Treasury Department grouped more than $30 trillion in government spending near the front of its annual report, which also contained a $158 billion deficit on a cash basis, according to testimony by Treasury fiscal assistant secretary Donald V. Hammond before a House subcommittee. The capacity utilization index fell to negative three from five, while the vendor lead time index jumped to 6 from 1.
ACCESSION #
9582521

 

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