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Retail sales up strongly in July

...economic recovery. "The latest retail sales figures paint a picture of an economy that is rapidly accelerating," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. In May, retail sales went up by a solid 0.5 percent, followed by an even stronger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/bus_384276.shtml
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Jump in energy costs lifts consumer prices 0.3 percent in August

...to skyrocketing prices for gasoline, which soared by 6.2 percent. "Energy prices were the villain again," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. Excluding energy and food prices, which tend to swing widely from month to month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/bus_388220.shtml
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Economy grows slightly better than first estimated

...goods and services produced within the United States. "The capital spending rebound is in high gear," said economist Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. Even though the fourth quarter's growth rate marked a slowdown from the red-hot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/bus_406093.shtml
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Housing, auto crises lift metro jobless rates

...worsening labor market are problems in housing and autos, which have forced companies to cut jobs," said economist Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. "Unfortunately, there are still more layoffs to come." Employment at factories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/01/bus_529443.shtml
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Jobless claims fall to lowest level since January 2001

...traction. "There is clearly reason for optimism that we are getting on a significant job-generation track," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. The report was better than economists were expecting. They were forecasting a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/bus_399483.shtml
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Economy growth is better than initially thought

...goods and services produced within the United States. "This is a really healthy performance for the economy," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "It really shows a better mix of growth." The new fourth-quarter GDP figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/26/bus_444938.shtml
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Factory orders rise by 1.2 percent in November

...ending 2004 on a high note. "No one can dispute the fact that manufacturing enjoyed a very good year in 2004," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. On Wall Street, though, the newest manufacturing report failed to inspire investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/05/bus_439021.shtml
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Wholesale prices jump by 1.7 percent

...up after months of being quite well-behaved. "Inflation is not a problem, but a corner has been turned," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "We face a period of still low, but building inflation pressures, which the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/17/bus_434633.shtml
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Payroll growth slows dramatically in July

...May's payrolls also were revised down to show a gain of 208,000. "Employers got cold feet," said economist Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "Employers just don't have the confidence in the economy that we need to sustain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/07/bus_424536.shtml
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Unemployment rate rises nine-year high

...losses this year were not nearly as steep as initially reported. "We've got a long way to go," said economist Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "But as they say, the longest journey begins with a first step. It looks like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/07/bus_377750.shtml
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