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Speculation swirls around Fed meeting, interest rates

...underutilization of labor resources" to note the strengthening job market. He expects the first rate increase by March.But David Wyss, a former Fed economist who teaches at Brown University, said he still foresees June as the most likely time."Things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/speculation-swirls-around-
A divided Fed wrestles with when to slow bond buys

...manufacturing are struggling. Bernanke also said higher taxes and deep federal spending cuts will likely slow growth this year.David Wyss, a former Fed economist who teaches at Brown University, said recent economic data has been mixed, suggesting that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-22/divided-fed-wrestles-when-
Recession nears bottom

...think the best that can be said right now is that the pace of decline has slowed, but we are still heading down," said David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York. "Any recovery is still a work in progress." Mr. Wyss predicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/02/bus_516849.shtml
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October unemployment rate climbs

...showed weakness in everything from consumer spending to manufacturing. "It could be a rather blue Christmas," said David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's. Last month's jobless rate increased from 5.6 percent in September, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/02/bus_356025.shtml
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Blackout cost estimated at up to $6 billion

...a temporary ripple in the economy, experts say. "It is a minor nuisance, as opposed to a major disaster," said David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poors. He added that the closures were too short to have a significant effect on overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/21/bus_385383.shtml
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Tax cuts moved Americans to shop in February

...away at consumers' disposable income."Consumers are back, but whether they will stay is the big question," said David Wyss, the chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York.Retail sales rose 1 percent last month, the Commerce Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-11/tax-cuts-moved-americans-s
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Rise in economic gauge suggests brighter outlook

...Europe's financial crisis."Things are looking better than we thought they would ? not great, but better," said David Wyss, a former chief economist at Standard & Poor's.The most recent sign was Friday's report by the Conference Board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-18/rise-economic-gauge-sugges
Economic reports signal modest growth ahead

...could falter next year as unemployment keeps rising. "We have a recovery, but it is going to be a slow one," said David Wyss, the chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York. "People are still reluctant to add workers." In one hopeful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/02/bus_557768.shtml
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Good news can't offset bad

...be seeing the end of the beginning of this recession, but it is not the beginning of the end of the downturn," said David Wyss, the chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York. Still, the recent news has been better than expected. On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/26/bus_515913.shtml
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Dim retail sales hurt economy, Fed notes

...meantime, Americans likely will be spending only warily."Clearly, the consumer is being more cautious now," said David Wyss, the chief economist at Standard & Poor's in New York.Consumer spending accounts for 70 percent of economic activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-14/dim-retail-sales-hurt-econ
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