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Wholesale costs record flukey surge

...one-time event and said little of it will get passed on to consumers. "We had a quirk in January," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "It's a one-month wonder. ... Fundamentally, there really isn't any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/bus_253794.shtml
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Line blurs between Wall Street & Main Street

...Smithfield Trust Co. in Pittsburgh. "And so the Fed is indeed over a barrel." The relationship, said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago, is "sort of a mutual admiration society." "The economy is doing well and therefore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/03/bus_252281.shtml
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Spending increase shrinks

...stronger. "We are talking about a consumer who has not been a pacesetter these last several months," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "The consumer hasn't been on a tear since the third quarter." Still, there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/13/bus_222363.shtml
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El Nino, Asian crisis eliminate wholesale price inflation in February

...the 12th in 14 without an increase. "Inflation is the missing actor in today's economic drama," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "The reason for this is that even though the economy is strong there's still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/bus_224086.shtml
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Factory orders rebound

...coming months, they predicted. "Manufacturing is slowing after running ahead at an unsustainable pace," said Robert Dederick, economist at Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. Stocks rose to new highs Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/27/bus_223219.shtml
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Strong economy seen across the board

...asked, 'Is manufacturing going to drag down the economy or is economy going to pull up manufacturing?'," said Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "Well, it looks as if the economy is going to pull up manufacturing." In March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/02/bus_257916.shtml
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American consumers are on a spending spree

...week, a level signaling strong demand for labor. "The consumer is still on a rocket trajectory," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "And why not, given the 4.3 percent unemployment rate, the strong increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/12/bus_230709.shtml
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Inflation cools; Wall Street heats up

...The `Goldilocks' economy lives. Despite tight labor markets, inflation is refusing to emerge," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "This continues to be the best of all possible worlds." The inflation report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/16/biz_206855.shtml
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Slowing growth expected

...commodities -- from hogs to corn -- are falling, too, hurting farm states. "We continue to be an island of solid growth, but the sea around us is still threatening," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/01/bus_248895.shtml
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Fed inflation-wary despite slowdown in economy

...possibilities but, in the end, he made it pretty clear that he's not about to do anything soon," said economist Robert Dederick of Northern Trust Co. in Chicago. "If he were, he would have given us a signal and there's no signal there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/22/bus_233963.shtml
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