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Cautious businesses pull back on hiring as depressed global growth finally catches up with US

...eventually send consumer and business borrowing rates up.Some analysts, like Michael Gapen, chief U.S. economist at Barclays Capital, say they remain confident in the economy's resilience. Gapen notes that the threats from overseas resemble earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-02/cautious-businesses-pull-b
Harsh weather freezes US economy for a 2nd year, though the slowdown is likely temporary

...down their estimates for economic growth in the current January-March quarter.Jesse Hurwitz, an economist at Barclays Capital, has downgraded his forecast to a tepid annual rate of between 1.5 percent and 1.8 percent. That compares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/harsh-weather-freezes-us-e
Global bonds market fears sale struggles

...bonds from the safest "investment grade" companies fell 6.2 percent in less than two months, according to Barclays Capital.Some fund managers found themselves dumping bonds they would normally keep. Managers initially sold bonds issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-04/global-bonds-market-fears-
US consumer confidence index rises in December to 78.1

...by big gains in auto purchases. The confidence index has averaged 73.3 this year, according to economists at Barclays Capital, the highest since 2007. But it is still below the 90 that is consistent with a healthy economy.Tim Mooney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/us-consumer-confidence-ind
US stocks rise on last trading day of 2013

...stocks this year not only lost out, but were punished for it.Bond investors lost money this year, according to Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, a broad measure of the debt market. The index fell 2 percent this year, the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/us-stocks-rise-last-tradin
Orders plunge suggests weak start

...lowered their growth estimates for the July-September quarter after seeing the durable goods report. Economists at Barclays Capital now predict third-quarter growth at an annual rate of 1.9 percent, down from their previous forecast of 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-26/orders-plunge-suggests-wea
All eyes on JPMorgan as banks report earnings

...detailed account of what went wrong, what has changed and what is remaining," says Jason Goldberg, a bank analyst at Barclays Capital, a global investment bank.Goldberg, like most investors and analysts, has no idea how deep JPMorgan's loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/all-eyes-jpmorgan-banks-re
Outlook for US economy improves after reports show fewer layoffs, more exports

...the economy expanded at a 1.5 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter.Peter Newland, an economist at Barclays Capital, says he expects second-quarter growth to be revised to an annual pace of 1.8 percent.The government will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-09/outlook-us-economy-improve
Stocks return to levels not seen since start of recession

...have rebounded, the broader economy is still lagging. But Barry Knapp, the head of U.S. equity strategy at Barclays Capital, said stocks tend to anticipate the future economy rather than reflecting current conditions. So the signs are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-06/stocks-return-levels-not-s
Weak business spending drags on US economy

...lowered his forecast to an annual rate of 1.6 percent, down from 1.8 percent. Peter Newland, an economist at Barclays Capital, reduced his forecast to a rate of 1.8 percent from 2 percent.Either figure would reflect little improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-25/weak-business-spending-dra