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Report: Economic growth slowing

...policymakers won't raise interest rates this week. The manufacturing economy's growth slowed in June, construction spending...reading above 50 percent suggests an expanding manufacturing economy, while a reading below 50 percent suggests it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/02/biz_210738.shtml
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Income, spending climbs in March

...54.2 percent in April from 55.0 percent in March. Still, a reading above 50 percent suggests an expanding manufacturing economy. The Commerce Department said today that incomes totaled $6.75 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/biz_207620.shtml
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Across the Southeast

...the state. The Dole campaign will run two ads, one a 30-second spot focusing on the state's beleaguered manufacturing economy and the other a 60-second ad touting her small-town roots growing up in Salisbury. Mrs. Dole, the former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/16/met_344271.shtml
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Georgia manufacturing index drops

...points for the year. In December, it registered 47.4. Readings of 50 points or less forecast a shrinking manufacturing economy.The index began last year with a mildly bullish 53.8 points, and fluctuated for the next 12 months. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-04/georgia-manufacturing-index-
Business briefs: Raw material prices see fast increase

...according to the report by National Association of Purchasing Management. The purchasing managers' index of the manufacturing economy was at 55.8 percent in March, down from 56.9 in February but well above the reading of 50 that indicates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/bus_285959.shtml
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Business briefs

...968 thanks to a late pullback. Manufacturing doldrums may end ATLANTA -- Current weakness in the Southeastern manufacturing economy could be short-lived, according to the most recent monthly survey of plant officials conducted by the Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/15/bus_241906.shtml
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Income growth slowing

...Association of Purchasing Management -- one of the first out on January -- showed growth decelerating in the manufacturing economy. And a third report showed construction spending stagnant at the end of 1997. Economists said the mix of factors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/03/bus_221771.shtml
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Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

...startled by the National Association of Purchasing Management survey released Thursday, which found the nation's manufacturing economy accelerated in December. Most economists had expected a slight drop in last month's figure after an unexpectedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/03/bus_202045.shtml
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Purchasing managers report continued growth

...stronger showing than the 54.4 percent analysts expected. A reading above 50 percent in the index indicates the manufacturing economy is expanding. The index has been climbing since a prolonged downturn ended in February. The report came as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/02/bus_264808.shtml
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Business briefs: Dow shows first increase in week

...The July jump in the Index of Leading Economic Indicators reinforced Tuesday's economic data that showed the manufacturing economy grew in August. Insurer OKs distribution plan BOSTON -- John Hancock has taken one more step in its bid to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/02/bus_269221.shtml
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