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5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...current 6.1 percent. He warned that wages may do so again, igniting faster inflation.Research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago indicates that many of the long-term unemployed, when they do find jobs, take part-time work even though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/5-mysteries-us-job-market-
Fed sends clearer signal on keeping rates low

...specific levels of unemployment and inflation mirrors a proposal pushed by Charles Evans, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.Updated forecasts that the Fed released Wednesday illustrate why it thinks it should continue helping the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-12/fed-sends-clearer-signal-k
23,000 reasons suggest college is worthwhile

...incentives to get a college degree, given the gaps that we observe," said Lisa Barrow, senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The income gap narrowed slightly from five years earlier, when college graduates made nearly twice as much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/26/bus_101934.shtml
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Terror warnings on financial targets spread anxiety

...nation's heartland. The Chicago Board of Trade closed its visitors center in response to the threats, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago also heightened security, said Federal Reserve spokesman Douglas Tillett. Chicago Mercantile Exchange spokeswoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/04/bus_424225.shtml
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Second half of 2011 could be stronger

...from the earthquake is coming back faster than had been expected.ONE SIGN OF THAT REBOUND came when the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported Monday that manufacturing in the Midwest rebounded in May after falling sharply in April.The government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-27/second-half-2011-could-be-
Workers face tough times as middle-class jobs disappear

...care costs, and DaimlerChrysler AG is seeking similar concessions. Thomas Klier, senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, says the transition for manufacturers toward leaner, lower-cost operations has been going on for some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/bus_37900.shtml
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Dueling numbers equal cautious hope for year

...still remains tight but less so than in recent months," said William Strauss, a senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Respondents say they plan to spend money on computers and communications but hold back on building costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/25/bus_564593.shtml
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Economic changes emptying factories

...Both the nation and the region are morphing out of manufacturing," said William Testa, an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Economists say it's largely the strong increases in productivity that have shrunk demand for workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/07/bus_389100.shtml
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One minor glitch reported by Federal Reserve

...from businesses and individuals to the U.S. Treasury. Skidmore said the glitch occurred Monday at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and involved about $700,000 in tax payments from customers of 60 financial institutions in the region...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/05/tec_277827.shtml
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USDA: Crop prices to drop

...get some more declines. Prices are typically lowest at harvest," said Mike Singer, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Congress gave farmers $6 billion in emergency aid last year to compensate for low prices and weather-related...

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