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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total August exports of $198.5 billion and imports of $238.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $40.1 billion, down from $40.3 billion in July, revised. August ......
State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2011-2nd quarter 2014; State Annual Personal Income, 2011-2013
State personal income growth accelerated to 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 1.2 percent in the first quarter. Personal income growth ranged from 2.7 percent in North Dakota and Nebraska to 1.1 percent in New York and Alaska, with growth accelerating in 36 states. Economy News
Opening stores on Thanksgiving doesn't boost sales
More retailers start their deals on Thanksgiving, but it's merely shifted some customers from Black Friday to Thursday.
U.S. EPA: We need tougher ozone standards
Over four decades, we've cut air pollution by nearly 70%, while our economy has tripled in size.
San Francisco passes retail worker 'bill of rights'
Retail and restaurant workers in San Francisco may soon benefit from an expansive, first-of-its-kind bill of rights for retail workers, which the city's Board of Supervisors passed unanimously this week.
Black Friday: Europe's stores educate shoppers
Black Friday is spreading to Europe -- although some shoppers need a little nudge to understand why they are getting a deal.
Why Black Friday deals aren't really deals
Retailers are repeating Black Friday deals from year to year, and offering the same discounts at other times.
Don't panic! OPEC not ready to reverse oil price slide
Wealthy Gulf oil producing countries are in a strong position ahead of the OPEC meeting -- unlike Russia, they're not worrying about prices yet.
U.S. economy picks up speed
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Ferguson library sees donations roll in
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