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More Homes Featured Sold Signs in January: What We Learned During the Week of February 20 - 24, 2017

Home sales held firm in January, but overall economic activity may have slightly softened. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. economic data released during the week ending February 24. 698 more words


Environmental Issues in Nigeria - Year 10 Homework

As we have seen, there have been many instances of oil spills in Nigeria.  These can have devastating consequences for local people and their environment. 70 more words

GCSE Homework

Inflation Perking Up, Retail Sales Firm: What We Learned During the Week of February 13 - 17

Inflation made its presence felt in January while manufacturing output grew despite a decline in automobile production. Here are the 5 things we learned from U.S. 903 more words


1 Feb 2017 (TheAge) - Resource spending downturn yet to bottom, says Deloitte report

(1 February 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Brian Robins)

‘The collapse in resource sector spending has yet to run its course, with the looming completion of as much as $100 billion of outlays on gas projects to slash the level of engineering construction to the lowest level since 2009, a report by Deloitte Access Economics has found. 32 more words

1.Market Observations

SIW : Looking Back Across A Quarter Of A Century!

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of the very first edition of Shipping Intelligence Weekly. So, this week we take a look back to 1992 and compare the shipping industry then to its profile today. 495 more words


Metro venues pump big bucks into economy

Together, Metro’s venues contributed nearly $1 billion to the regional economy and supported nearly 10,000 jobs last year.

Portland’5 is one of four venues managed by Metro, Portland’s regional government, along with the Oregon Convention Center, the Oregon Zoo and the Portland Expo Center. 36 more words

Portland Tribune

‘Tis the season for another upward revision in Q3 GDP: What We Learned During the Week of December 19 - 23

July, August, and September were the best 3 months of U.S. economic growth in 2 years. But data also indicates the rate of economic growth slowed in November. 1,022 more words