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US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

...effort to revive the economy through buying trillions in bonds.Doug Handler, the chief U.S. economist at IHS Global Insight, credited the Fed and its landmark bond buying program with helping pull the country out of the worst downturn since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/us-economy-grew-35-percent
U.S. existing home sales rise for fourth consecutive month

...they're encouraged by signs that the latest sales gains are sustainable.Stephanie Karol, an economist at IHS Global Insight, said a "virtuous cycle" is emerging: More homeowners are listing their properties for sale. A greater supply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/us-existing-home-sales-ris
US consumer spending down 0.1 percent in April

...colder January and February consumers came out with a vengeance in March," Chris Christopher, an economist at IHS Global Insight, said in a note to clients. "So, April's poor showing on the spending front is payback for a strong March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-30/us-consumer-spending-down-
Frigid winter has given way to a warming economy

...home and cranking up the heat for the first two months of the year," said Chris Christopher, an economist at IHS Global Insight.Spending is up partly because Americans earned a bit more, and confidence has improved from the bleak winter months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-01/frigid-winter-has-given-wa
Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...economies ? the U.S., the U.K., Germany and even Japan," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Global Insight.The International Monetary Fund expects the global economy to grow 3.7 percent this year, up from 3 percent in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/stocks-fall-across-globe-f
SC unemployment rate unchanged at 8.1 percent

...said Jim Diffley, chief US regional economist at IHS Global Insight. "We're still optimistic about the improvement...did when the recession began in December 2007. IHS Global Insight forecasts that only 18 states will have returned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-20/sc-unemployment-rate-unchange
Ethanol initiative harmful

...200 in disposable income to each household, according to estimates from the economic forecasting organization IHS Global Insight.Fracking methods of drilling for natural gas brought down U.S. gas prices to less than half of what Europeans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-18/ethanol-initiative-harmf
US builders began work on more homes in July

...encourage more construction."Should we be concerned? Not yet," said Patrick Newport, a housing economist at IHS Global Insight. "There is just a big gap between supply and demand right now, and I think higher mortgage rates won't cancel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/us-builders-began-work-mor
Consumer borrowing up to record $2.77 trillion

...easing in credit standards helped boost credit card borrowing slightly last year.Paul Edelstein, an economist at Global Insight, said consumers seem willing to take on more debt, but slow wage growth and high unemployment should keep many household...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-08/consumer-borrowing-record-
US consumer borrowing up in December

...households reluctant to run up big credit card balances," said Paul Edelstein, the director of financial economics at Global Insight. "An unwillingness to take on this form of debt will limit the speed at which consumer spending will grow this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-07/us-consumer-borrowing-dece