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Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...harsh winter.The report found that labor markets were showing modest improvements despite the higher layoffs in the energy sector with some regions reporting difficulty in finding skilled workers.The report said there were some examples of modest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/fed-survey-finds-us-econom
Of Mutual Interest: Will shrinking earnings halt the stock market's run?

...see the market pull back, maybe five or 10 percent."Most of the damage to corporate earnings is being done by the energy sector.The price of U.S. crude slumped as much as 60 percent from a peak of $107 a barrel in June last year as supplies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/mutual-interest-will-shrin
Stocks up on earnings reports, Greece news

...is maintaining its recovery. On Tuesday, stocks logged a solid gain even after a big drop in oil prices pushed the energy sector lower."The economic data is coming in OK, and when you delve into the big picture of the earnings reports, they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-10/stocks-earnings-reports-gr
Best to wait until energy stocks hit rock bottom

...global survey of fund managers last month found that they had sharply cut the percentage of their portfolios kept in the energy sector, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.Investors looking to buy energy stocks now should expect to hold them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-18/best-wait-until-energy-sto
Dow Jones surges as tech, energy stocks make gains

...helped stocks erase an early-December slump. Industrial and health care stocks also logged big gains. Even the energy sector advanced, despite another drop in the price of oil.Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she foresaw no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/dow-jones-surges-tech-ener
Dow plunges 334, its worst day of 2014

...Sinking crude price mean lower future profits for oil and gas companies, and investors responded accordingly. The energy sector of the S&P 500 fell nearly 4 percent, far more than the rest of the market. Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-09/dow-plunges-334-its-worst-
Michelle Nunn uses government shutdown to appeal to Augusta voters

...major economic nexus in Georgia," Smith said of the region, referring to growth in Augusta medical, defense and energy sectors. "We have to have a senator that understands the needs of the middle class and those less fortunate, not the middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-22/michelle-nunn-uses-government-s
An Earnest request

...challenges in delivering public education.He recognizes the importance of the Augusta area's medical and nuclear-energy sectors, and has pledged to keep their roles strong in the CSRA's economic growth.Does that sound like someone you'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/earnest-request
Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...into health care stocks. Pharmaceutical giant Actavis led all stocks in the S&P 500, vaulting 8.7 percent.The energy sector lagged the rest of the market as the price of oil resumed its slide.All told, the S&P 500 index added 10.48...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/dow-sp-500-mark-latest-rec
More money? Seriously?

...relentlessly (as if government officials are so good at their own business they've got extra time to look into ours). Our energy sector is being squarely sat on. The border still isn't secure (and some 60,000 criminal aliens have been released onto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-08/more-money-seriously