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Consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in April

...8 percent. "Consumers are skittish about the jobs outlook and less likely to ring those cash registers," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. Americans' incomes, including wages, interest and government benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/31/bus_374120.shtml
Business
Home sales rebound in November

...consumers are feeling confident and are buying homes because they have the jobs and the money to do it," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. Yamarone and other economists believed a big factor in the rebound was November's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/29/met_280015.shtml
Metro
Jobless rate climbs, but layoffs slow

...fourth consecutive month that the pace of layoffs slowed. "This tide is turning," said Argus Research economist Richard Yamarone. "We expect this trend of slower job loss to continue throughout the year." Still, the increase in the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/06/bus_526631.shtml
Business
Consumers borrow more money

...Consumers couldn't ignore the heavy discounts and incentives on automobiles, including free financing," said Richard Yamarone, economist with Argus Research Corp. April's increase in nonrevolving credit marked an about-face from March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/07/fin_377757.shtml
Finance
Jobless claims fall sharply last week

...last week. "We're getting there. When you look at the underlying trend, the jobs picture is improving," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research Corp. Given the recent volatility in jobless claims because of the storm, economists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/10/bus_428085.shtml
Business
Economy grows at 4.2 percent rate in first quarter of 2004

...Goldilocks economy, meaning it is not too strong, it is not too weak but somewhere in just the right category," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research Corp. On Wall Street, stocks moved higher. The Dow Jones industrials gained 44 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/bus_413920.shtml
Business
U.S. economy takes more hits

...publishing, janitorial and building maintenance, and even waste management. "The economy is in a free fall," said Richard Yamarone of Argus Research. "It is as if someone flicked off the switch on hiring." The few fields spared included education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/06/bus_502944.shtml
Business
Bailout lays an egg on Wall Street

...system. But others are skeptical. "You can bring the horse to water, but you can't make him drink," said Richard Yamarone, an economist at Argus Research. "The panic has so intensified that no matter what the Fed or Treasury throws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/07/bus_478510.shtml
Business
Teens usually come up short when asked how money works

...they sharpen their financial skills, experts said. "It's not a subject that anyone can afford to fail," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research. --- On the Net: Federal Reserve: http://www.federalreserve.gov/ Jump...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/10/fin_76912.shtml
Finance
Fed policymakers concerned about energy prices

...through much of this year. "Rates are definitely going higher. That is for sure. The minutes support that," said Richard Yamarone, economist at Argus Research Corp. Some economists believe the Fed's key interest rate, now at 3 percent, could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/25/bus_454134.shtml
Business