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US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

...triggered worldwide selling and wiped nearly 23 percent off its value over the past week.Traders are also jittery about the outlook for interest rates. The Federal Reserve has signaled it could raise its key interest rate for the first time in nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-stocks-jump-after-chine
Stock turmoil won't affect Augusta, report says

...6 percent increase in Georgia's nominal personal income this year and a 2.6 employment expansion.For Augusta, the outlook calls for a 2.7 percent employment increase this year.Among the positive signs for Georgia listed by Rajeev Dhawan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-27/stock-turmo
Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

...Georgia's nominal personal income to increase 4.6 percent this year and a 2.6 employment expansion.For Augusta, the outlook calls for a 2.7 percent employment increase this year, slightly better than the state overall."As global economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/forecast-stock-market-roll
US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

...should support stronger consumer spending in coming months."The rise in consumer confidence adds to the evidence that the outlook for consumption growth in the second half of the year remains healthy," said Adam Collins, an economist at Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-consumer-confidence-sho
Gold falls to lowest level in five years on dollar strength

...this year," said Jim Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC in New York.When investors are worried about the outlook for the U.S. and the global economy, they tend to favor gold, Steel said. But when the U.S. stock and bond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-21/gold-falls-lowest-level-fi
Bass Pro Shops' 'mothership' in Missouri is massive, impressive

...also the first store to eclipse the Springfield "mothership" in square footage, but only slightly.Closer to home, the outlook for a Bass Pro in our neck of the woods remains bleak.The company first announced plans for an Augusta store in 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-07-17/bass-pro-shops-mothershi
Scuttlebiz: Manpower says area is weak for job market

...Augusta is second to the bottom.This summer's outlook is lower than the spring's published number. Last summer, the outlook was 17 percent.The survey has the numbers, but not the insight, as to why the pace of hiring slowed down this summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/scuttlebiz-manpower-says-a
Federal Reserve reports moderate economic growth

...impact of an unusually harsh winter. Economists said the beige book indicates that policymakers are likely to upgrade the outlook at their June meeting.Private analysts, however, said they still think the Fed will prefer to wait until later in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/federal-reserve-reports-mo
Yellen says Federal Reserve still on track to raise rates this year

...later this year but expressed concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy.She described the outlook for the economy and inflation as "highly uncertain," amid lingering weakness in the labor market and new potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-10/yellen-says-federal-reserv
Predictions call for warmer weather, less widespread rain for next 3 months

...three month- outlook, through September, indicates dryer than normal weather might continue.According to Murphey, the outlook calls for slightly below normal precipitation and equal chances of above- or below-normal temperatures.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-07/predictions-call-warmer-weath