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Why US job growth isn't boosting the economy and cheap gas isn't powering spending

...economy has suffered all the downside, while the upside has yet to appear, said Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust.MEAGER PAY RAISES: It's hard for consumers to spend more if their paychecks barely move. Average annual wage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-05/why-us-job-growth-isnt-boo
US employers added just 126K jobs in March

...June) is completely off the table," said Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at the financial services company Northern Trust.The Fed won't likely raise rates until it sees evidence of consistently solid growth. But the economy has weakened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/hiring-slowdown-us-employe
Riviera's No. 10 can be fun, occasionally cruel

...Riviera as well as Ryo Ishikawa."Fun hole to watch. Tough to play," he said during the opening round of the Northern Trust Open.What many consider to be the best little par 4 in America ? and among the best in the world ? received even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-24/rivieras-no-10-can-be-fun-oc
Masters patron has been close to golfers before

...autographed golf glove to apologize, like Phil Mickelson did in 2012 after slicing a ball into a fan's shorts during the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles.Blixt's ball, however, landed 10 feet short of the Stuart, Fla., resident in the pine...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/masters-patron-has-been-close-golfers
UGA Week: Henley known for competitive nature

...I think (music) puts my brain in a place where I can't think about anything else," he said.During the Northern Trust Open in February, he even played electric guitar for three songs on stage with touring band O.A.R,, including...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-henley-known-competitive-nature
Sergio Garcia wishing for kind bounces in his 17th Masters

...in a major. That's why the majors are tough to win," he said.Garcia wasn't feeling it with his game at the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club near Los Angeles earlier this season, but was still able to stay in contention. Bogeys...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/sergio-garcia-wishing-kind-bounces-his-17t
James Hahn wins Riviera in a playoff

LOS ANGELES - Too nervous to look, too stunned to dance, James Hahn won the Northern Trust Open for his first PGA Tour title Sunday by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole at Riviera.In a wild finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-22/james-hahn-wins-riviera-play
Hahn's path has seen plenty of challenges

...of them ever worked at Nordstrom."I sold a lot of shoes," Hahn said with a smile, the silver trophy from the Northern Trust Open at his side. "I was pretty good at it."Golf was a little harder.Hahn tried the mini-tours. He played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-23/hahns-path-has-seen-plenty-c
Retief Goosen survives wilde ride in Los Angeles

...survived a day of wild shots and bad breaks for 2-under-par 69 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Northern Trust Open.Goosen, 46, wasn't sure how his nerves would hold up because he had not been a 36-hole leader in more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-21/retief-goosen-survives-wilde
Retief Goosen rounding back into old form at Riviera

...well on Friday that it brought back some fond memories.Sure, he's a two-time U.S. Open champion, and the Northern Trust Open drew some comparisons to golf's toughest test with its firm, fast conditions. For now, Goosen was just thrilled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-20/retief-goosen-rounding-back-