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...from the rule changes."Be a boom to employment among lawyers, but otherwise not a big deal," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.Those familiar with the process say it will take the Labor Department up to 18 months to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-09/dont-go-overtime
An improving US home market is still facing obstacles from a tight supply to higher costs

...growing obstacle for first-timers, said Jed Kolko, chief economist for the online real estate firm Trulia. Unlike current...considered them to be a year ago, said Zillow's chief economist Stan Humphries. The result is that bidding wars won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-03/improving-us-home-market-s
Fed to reduce bond purchases; decision causes investor fears

...and other developed nations."These economies have not been driven into deep recession," Ian Shepherdson, the chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said of the emerging economies. "Their currencies are weak but not in freefall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-29/fed-reduce-bond-purchases-
Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...by the dull and old economies ? the U.S., the U.K., Germany and even Japan," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Global Insight.The International Monetary Fund expects the global economy to grow 3.7 percent this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/stocks-fall-across-globe-f
Numbers indicate Augusta's housing recovery continues

...interest rates, constrained inventory and continuing tight credit," said Lawrence Yun, the national association's chief economist.In the South, existing-home sales declined 2.4 percent to an annual level of 2.01 million in November, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-17/numbers-indicate-augustas-
Yellen says Fed is monitoring softer economic data

...hopeful that they can count on her not to be too aggressive in tapering bond purchases," said David Jones, the chief economist at DMJ Advisors. "But in essence, she said she was not going to deviate from the policy course that has been set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-27/yellen-says-fed-monitoring
US home prices dip for second consecutive month

...annual (price) appreciation rates fall to more sustainable levels around 3 percent," said Stan Humphries, the chief economist at real estate data provider Zillow.The Case-Shiller index covers roughly half of U.S. homes. The index measures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-25/us-home-prices-dip-second-
The US economy may be stuck in the slow lane for years to come

...hopes."Three months in a row would mean the job market is taking a turn for the worst," said Stuart Hoffman, the chief economist for PNC Financial Services.Former Treasury Sec re tary Larry Summers has suggested that the economy might be in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-09/us-economy-may-be-stuck-sl
Government report shows solid economic growth at end of 2013, brightens outlook for 2014

...momentum at the end of 2013," said Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial. "We are better positioned for...markets in a deep way," said Joshua Feinman, global chief economist with Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management. "What...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-30/government-report-shows-so
Fed will begin to reduce bond purchases in January because of stronger US job market

...enhance the confidence of individuals, businesses and investors.The economy is improving consistently, and the Fed is "now recognizing the trend and decided to go with the flow," said John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-18/fed-will-begin-reduce-bond