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'99 to be good for economy

...indicator to watch now is consumer confidence," suggested Larry Chimerine, chief economist with the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington. He offered his advice to the 1,000 executives who paid to attend an Atlanta luncheon presentation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/11/bus_247078.shtml
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Trade deficit narrows

...We will see much worse deficit figures in 1998," said Larry Chimerine, senior economist at the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington. "We can expect increasing trade frictions and a big impact on the profits of some industries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/22/bus_221021.shtml
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Rubin to head economic team for president's second term

WASHINGTON - Bill Clinton, re-elected on a strong economy, isn't about to make any radical moves. His second-term policy team will be dominated by Robert Rubin, leading a cautious, centrist approach designed to play well on Wall Street. President Clinton made the formal announcement of Mr. Rubin's return as treasury secretary on Friday along with his choices for commerce secretary, trade negotiator and head of his National Economic Council. Citing Mr. Rubin's performance, Mr. Clinton called him "the captain of our economic team for four years."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/14/bus_201276.shtml
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China holds out prospect of opening markets to U.S. companies

WASHINGTON -- China is holding out the tantalizing prospect of opening its huge market to American manufacturers, farmers and financial firms in return for membership in the World Trade Organization. Negotiations between the United States and China over WTO membership, which have proceeded in fits and starts over the past 13 years, have intensified in recent weeks even as anger over China's human rights record and alleged nuclear espionage have risen in Congress.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/bus_257366.shtml
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U.S. trade deficit improves in September

WASHINGTON -- A blip in aircraft exports temporarily narrowed the U.S. trade deficit in September. But economists warn the gap between what the nation sells overseas and buys will continue to grow, though perhaps not as rapidly as during the peak of Asia's financial crisis. At $14 billion, the seasonally adjusted September difference between exports and imports was 11.7 percent lower than a revised record of $15.9 billion in August, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/19/bus_245075.shtml
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Asian troubles threaten U.S.

...the storm, "there's a much more profound impact on the U.S. economy," said Greg Mastel of the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington. "If Japan is not able to pull out of its nosedive, it's hard to know where things would end up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/28/bus_231985.shtml
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Georgia economy on steady pace

...into Atlanta's residential growth." Larry Chimerine, managing director and chief economist at the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington, told the business and political leaders the national economy should continue its pattern of slow growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/12/biz_218912.shtml
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More Americans get ahead, fall behind

...more than a decade ago, according to Lawrence Chimerine, managing director and chief economist of the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington. But credit-card delinquencies also have risen, reaching a record 3.7 percent in the fourth quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/14/biz_205285.shtml
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