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Wholesale prices decline; market rises to record

...advance. "After more than six years of economic expansion, inflation remains completely absent," said economist Bruce Steinberg of Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York. "Between extremely favorable inflation news and three consecutive months of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/14/biz_209830.shtml
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Drug fingered in higher prices

...prices would have been unchanged. "There's no evidence of inflation in the U.S. economy," said economist Bruce Steinberg of Merrill Lynch. "The Asian recession is deepening and widening ... and the production side of our economy is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/bus_230780.shtml
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Fed once again to consider interest rates

...of a slowing economy will keep the central bank on hold. "I think the Fed will face a difficult choice," said Bruce Steinberg, chief economist at Merrill Lynch in New York. Those who support no change point to the lack of inflation evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/20/biz_208590.shtml
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Economic indicators up, but may point to trouble ahead

...aircraft component. Excluding transportation, orders fell 0.2 percent, the second straight decline. Economist Bruce Steinberg of Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York noted that demand for business equipment was particularly weak in November. Orders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/24/biz_219520.shtml
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Unemployment rate steady

...devaluations have made imports cheaper and more attractive to consumers here. "Job growth is gradually slowing," said Bruce Steinberg, chief economist for Merrill Lynch & Co. After an erratic week on Wall Street that began with a 512-point drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/05/bus_238099.shtml
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National debt pauses - briefly

...economy has been robust, tax revenue has been strong, spending has been relatively contained," said economist Bruce Steinberg of Merrill Lynch in New York. "The 1997 deficit will be $80 billion, maybe even less. That's remarkable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/30/biz_207522.shtml
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Fed considers interest-rate cut

...the Asian crisis could have hurt exports enough to trigger increased joblessness. Under that scenario, economist Bruce Steinberg of Merrill Lynch says, the rate cut could come in May. "We have a little bit of evidence that Asia is beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/04/bus_221829.shtml
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October unemployment rate climbs

...probably lead to further job cuts during the next several months - hence the need for further Fed action," said Bruce Steinberg, chief economist at Merrill Lynch. "But eventually, by restoring the conditions of profitability, it will give...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/02/bus_356025.shtml
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Jobless numbers increase

...the labor market will show only very gradual improvement in 2002," predicted Merrill Lynch's chief economist Bruce Steinberg. "That's because corporate restructuring activities will continue full force as companies resize themselves for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/06/bus_336940.shtml
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Investors cheer low unemployment rate

...indicating that the tight labor market thus far isn't triggering wage inflation. But Merrill Lynch's chief economist Bruce Steinberg said he believed the unemployment report depicted an economy growing too fast for the Fed's comfort and "pretty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/bus_272855.shtml
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