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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 with...

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-
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
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
Twitter sets IPO price at $26, set to raise at least $1.8 billion in offering

...Exchange Commission fined Nasdaq $10 million, the largest ever levied against an exchange.Earlier on Wednesday, Barclays Capital said Twitter had hired it to be its "designated market maker," a critical role when a stock starts trading. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-06/twitter-sets-ipo-price-26-
Money managers warning that stocks are due for a dip

...year in 2014, with inflation under control and the Fed expected to gradually exit the bond market. Analysts at Barclays Capital expect gold to end 2014 at $1,270 an ounce, about 6 percent higher than where it is today.Cash is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/money-managers-warning-sto
Factory, construction growth boost 2014 outlook

...investing in facilities and equipment.Strong factory output could lead to more jobs. Cooper Howes, an economist at Barclays Capital, notes that manufacturing employees are working longer weeks than at any time since World War II. That suggests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/factory-construction-growt
Crude futures briefly touch $66 a barrel

...levels down, "gasoline will remain a key concern over the coming weeks," said Orrin Middleton, energy analyst at Barclays Capital in London. The U.S. inventories report Wednesday showed a decline in gasoline stocks, triggering heightened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/12/bus_444882.shtml
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Home sales dip unexpectedly, reversing trend

...fall. "It doesn't change the underlying trend of improvement," said Dean Maki, the chief U.S. economist at Barclays Capital. But even if sales do turn upward again, Mr. Maki and other economists don't predict prices will follow. Though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/25/bus_549420.shtml
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