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Economists predict good year for Georgia, Augusta

...construction and cybersecurity."When you come to Aug usta periodically, you can see the growth with your own eyes," said Mark Vitner, an economist for Wells Fargo based in Charlotte, N.C. "I am more upbeat about the economy and Augusta's prospects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-15/economists-predict-good-ye
Nation sees increase in jobs, pay in January

...unlikely to remain at the blistering pace of the past three months, economists said, though it should stay solid.Mark Vitner, an economist at Wells Fargo, says shifts in how Americans shop might have given the job market a temporary lift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/nation-sees-increase-jobs-
Augusta area expects to continue economic growth in 2015

...sees that trend continuing in 2015.Using a different measurement ? the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages ? Mark Vitner, the senior economist for Wells Fargo, said Augusta's job growth for 2014 should come in about 2.4 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-03/augusta-are
Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...remember about gas prices, it has a great psychological boost because you're saving money and you can see it," said Mark Vitner, a senior economist with Wells Fargo.Lower prices can have a significant effect on the national economy, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/augusta-area-companies-enj
Minimum wage, minimal results

...that a lot of their sales are occurring overseas. Their cash is essentially trapped," said Wells Fargo economist Mark Vitner, who spoke recently at Augusta's University of Georgia Economic Outlook luncheon. "To bring it back to the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-02/minimum-wage-minimal-
UGA: Augusta should add 3,200 jobs this year

...3 percent, Knapp said, compared to the nation's rate of 2.5 percent.Knapp and Wells Fargo senior economist Mark Vitner presented the forecast Monday at the Augusta Convention Center. The forecast includes job growth and a dropping unemployment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/uga-augusta-should-add-320
Federal Reserve to assess blurry picture of economy

...growth will pick up. "One of the things that's really holding back the economy is this fog of uncertainty," said Mark Vitner, an economist at Wells Fargo.One major factor behind the uncertainty: Congress and the White House agreed on Oct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-29/federal-reserve-assess-blu
Sluggish sales numbers raise economic worries

...Consumers aren't going to start spending with abandon until we see much stronger job and wage growth," says Mark Vitner, an economist at Wells Fargo.Average weekly paychecks have grown just 1.3 percent since the recession ended more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-15/sluggish-sales-numbers-rai
Augusta-area economy continues in a strong recovery mode, figures show

...expansions in the last year that have produced solid ? although not necessarily spectacular ? gain in job growth," said Mark Vitner, a Wells Fargo senior economist in Charlotte, N.C.Medcalfe said housing is also going in the right direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-27/augusta-are
Consumer confidence fell in June for fourth month in row

...of 25.3 in February 2009."We're trying to break free from this orbit, and we haven't been able to," said Mark Vitner, a senior economist at Wells Fargo Eco nomics. "Job market concerns will always trump swings in energy prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-26/consumer-confidence-fell-j