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Consumer debt increases in September; largest amount since January

...a greater sense of prosperity, which has sent consumers out shopping," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. Consumers' appetite for borrowing in September was considerably stronger than the $8.8 billion increase seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/08/bus_389574.shtml
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Economy grows at pace twice as fast as first thought

...trillion economy: It is listless. "I think the economy is rudderless," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research Corp. Although he believes the economy will stay in a funk for much of 2003, most other analysts are hopeful the recovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/01/bus_367556.shtml
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Consumer prices rise in August

...Currently, inflation is not yet flashing red but a lighter shade of yellow," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. In other economic news, the Commerce Department reported that the U.S. trade deficit declined to $34.6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/19/bus_353345.shtml
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Consumer borrowing brisk in August, Fed reports

...of 0.4 percentage point was added each year to the pace of consumer borrowing. Economist Richard Yamarone of Argus Research Corp. said the addition of the other student loan information in the report is worthwhile. "With the price of tuition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/08/fin_395081.shtml
Finance
Consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in April

...skittish about the jobs outlook and less likely to ring those cash registers," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. Americans' incomes, including wages, interest and government benefits, were flat in April - compared with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/31/bus_374120.shtml
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Economy stabilizing slowly, reports suggest

...redecorating or even getting a house ready to sell, they buy paint. "The slower pace of decline in titanium dioxide prices could suggest that the economy is a little less weak," said Richard Yamarone, an economist at Argus Research Corp.

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GM finds it challenging to be 100

...model year, GM still has too many brands and models that overlap, aid analyst Kevin Tynan of New York-based Argus Research Corp. Mr. Tynan suggests paring the company back to Chevrolet as a mainstream brand, GMC for trucks, Cadillac for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/19/liv_476199.shtml
Life & style
Consumer confidence falls to 16-month low

...Social Security system and future benefits are spooking consumer attitudes," said economist Richard Yamarone at Argus Research Corp. February's overall consumer confidence index reading was based on results of a survey of adults about their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/12/bus_442543.shtml
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Jobless claims plunge last week to lowest level since Oct. 2000

...all, this report suggests the economy is expanding and is creating jobs," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research Corp. The number of people continuing to draw unemployment benefits fell by 85,000 to 2.87 million for the week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/09/bus_421548.shtml
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High energy costs lift consumer prices

...June. From an economic point of view, "inflation is largely contained," said economist Richard Yamarone of Argus Research Corp. But from a consumer perspective, "life's necessities, namely energy, are more expensive." On Wall Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/bus_409114.shtml
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