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Despite hopes of Fed and Trump, economy is still treading water

Second-quarter GDP increased 2.6 percent, a tenth of a percentage point more than expected, according to Bloomberg. First-quarter growth, however, was revised down from 1.4 percent to 1.2 percent. Thus, activity in the first half of the year averaged just 1.9 percent, relative to a 2.3-percent pace in the back half …

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US economy on slow but steady growth path – The Australian

The Australian US economy on slow but steady growth pathThe AustralianAfter the 1990s stock boom, a tech bubble burst, crashing markets and ultimately sending the economy into recession and an expansion that didn’t produce many jobs. There are signs today that stocks are fully valued, one potential risk for investors …

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Government outline £200m boost for rural economy – Politics

PUBLISHED: 11:35 30 July 2017 | UPDATED: 11:35 30 July 2017 Paul Geater Rural Affairs Minister Lord Gardiner, left, speaks with Oliver Paul from Suffolk Food Hall, right. Picture: PAUL GEATER Archant The government’s rural affairs’ minister has outlined a £200m boost for businesses in the countryside during a visit …

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Coughlin development on Ohio 161 shows strength of local economy

Licking County Economic Report Buy Photo The future site of the new Coughlin Automotive southwest of the Ohio 161-Ohio 310 interchange, where it plans to move its Coughlin Ford of Johnstown dealership. (Photo: Jessica Phelps/The Advocate)Buy Photo Story Highlights Home sales in the county are on track to increase in 2017 …

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New MEDC chief offers blueprint for Michigan’s economy

LANSING — Jeff Mason’s path back to the Michigan Economic Development Corp. began this past spring with a chance run-in with Doug Rothwell, who heads Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable. Mason was nearly eight years into his role as executive director of the University Research Corridor, leading …

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