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Retail sales up strongly in July

...retail sales figures paint a picture of an economy that is rapidly accelerating," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. In May, retail sales went up by a solid 0.5 percent, followed by an even stronger 0.9 percent increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/bus_384276.shtml
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Jump in energy costs lifts consumer prices 0.3 percent in August

...gasoline, which soared by 6.2 percent. "Energy prices were the villain again," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. Excluding energy and food prices, which tend to swing widely from month to month, "core" consumer prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/bus_388220.shtml
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Economy grows slightly better than first estimated

...the United States. "The capital spending rebound is in high gear," said economist Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. Even though the fourth quarter's growth rate marked a slowdown from the red-hot 8.2 percent pace of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/bus_406093.shtml
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Housing, auto crises lift metro jobless rates

...in housing and autos, which have forced companies to cut jobs," said economist Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. "Unfortunately, there are still more layoffs to come." Employment at factories, construction companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/01/bus_529443.shtml
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Jobless claims fall to lowest level since January 2001

...reason for optimism that we are getting on a significant job-generation track," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. The report was better than economists were expecting. They were forecasting a smaller decline that would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/bus_399483.shtml
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Economy growth is better than initially thought

...the United States. "This is a really healthy performance for the economy," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "It really shows a better mix of growth." The new fourth-quarter GDP figure also was better than the 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/26/bus_444938.shtml
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Factory orders rise by 1.2 percent in November

...one can dispute the fact that manufacturing enjoyed a very good year in 2004," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. On Wall Street, though, the newest manufacturing report failed to inspire investors. The Dow Jones industrials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/05/bus_439021.shtml
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Payroll growth slows dramatically in July

...revised down to show a gain of 208,000. "Employers got cold feet," said economist Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "Employers just don't have the confidence in the economy that we need to sustain the kind of economic growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/07/bus_424536.shtml
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Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 percent in January

...disappointing," said Bill Cheney, chief economist at John Hancock Financial Services. Added Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics: "This economy under normal circumstances should be generating 200,000 to 300,000 a month" in new jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/bus_403688.shtml
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Payrolls drop for 1st time since '03

...businesses are moving to the sidelines to wait and see how things shake out," said Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. Economists were expecting a much stronger report. They were predicting payrolls would grow by 110,000. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/bus_142911.shtml
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