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The economy is in very good shape and people don't realize it. We really do have low inflation and low unemployment, and the economy has been growing at a rate of 3 percent or better since the last recession.
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#Economy

The modest downtrend in order growth is pointing to some moderation in the months ahead.
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#Growth

[Still,] outside of the energy and food sectors, inflation was quite tame, ... This is further confirmation that the energy price increase has not filtered through to an overall increase in inflation.
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#Energy

After a spring lull, consumers are back on track. While we do expect some cooling in the fourth quarter due to the pinch from higher energy prices, spending growth remains remarkably resilient.
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#Consumers

The inflation data does not take the Fed out of the picture. It does, however, remove the risk of the Fed having to tighten 50 basis points on June 30.
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#Inflation

The modest downtrend in order growth is pointing to some moderation in the months ahead,
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#Growth

Despite the pop in core PPI inflation in July, there appears to be little pressure lurking on the horizon in the near term. The pipeline measures remain subdued and vehicle pricing appears to have distorted the figures.
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#Inflation

This report does not give the Fed clear guidance that core inflation's rise in the PPI is topping out, ... It does, however, hint in that direction.
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#Guidance

There is no longer a shadow of doubt that the U.S. economy is downshifting rapidly; the only question is how deep the slowdown goes, ... We do not expect to see recession in 2001, but we certainly expect to see significantly slower growth with continued moderating inflation.
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#Doubt

There is no longer a shadow of doubt that the U.S. economy is downshifting rapidly; the only question is how deep the slowdown goes. We do not expect to see recession in 2001, but we certainly expect to see significantly slower growth with continued moderating inflation.
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#Doubt

As time passes, excess capacity is being worked off and inventories are being accumulated once again ... [and] companies don't buy enhancements in technology or machinery until after they've seen a pickup in activity,
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#Excess

As time passes, excess capacity is being worked off and inventories are being accumulated once again ... [and] companies don't buy enhancements in technology or machinery until after they've seen a pickup in activity.
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#Excess

Starts at year-end 2003 will provide additional support for GDP during the first two quarters of 2004 as construction activity gradually brings these buildings to completion,
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#Support

Bearing in mind that the Fed wants higher inflation, the news is not unwelcome. And the market will remain firmly in the camp that the Fed will not tighten soon, ... Nevertheless, the risks from the PPI are easy to see and look real in light of the big decline of the dollar and rise in import costs that preceded them.
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#Inflation

The Christmas season this year might well bring cheer, but consumption growth next year is bound to slow, ... From an annual pace of nearly 4.0 percent in 2004, consumer spending will likely grow at a 3.5 percent rate this year, decelerating to a 2.25 percent pace in 2006.
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#Christmas

They remind me of the deportation of the Jews out of Europe to the Warsaw ghetto. It's a horrible thing.
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#Europe

Financial markets want the Fed to signal possible easing ahead due to the growth slowdown and stock market declines. However, the Fed will be reluctant to do that while CPI core is still accelerating.
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#Growth

This report does not give the Fed clear guidance that core inflation's rise in the PPI is topping out. It does, however, hint in that direction.
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#Guidance

Starts at year-end 2003 will provide additional support for GDP during the first two quarters of 2004 as construction activity gradually brings these buildings to completion.
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#Support

The great post-Katrina inflation scare has vanished, with gasoline prices coming back down to Earth and core inflation on track to match the Bank of Canada's latest estimate of 1.6 per cent for Q4.
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#Earth

What little data I've seen suggests that only about 25 percent of businesses have taken deliberate, serious action. And certainly the larger corporations would be the ones that would begin the process. Let's face it, a small company probably would not have the capability of taking very dramatic action.
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#Action

High energy prices keep on working their way through the system. The risks remain skewed to a mild up-creep in core inflation during the months ahead, which will keep the Fed on track for another rate hike in March and likely in May.
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#Energy

Consumers remained optimistic about their present situation, but going forward, sentiment is a bit shaky.
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#Present

Birth rates would plunge and the average age of the population would increase significantly.
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#Age And Aging

The Canadian poultry industry is, in general, little dependent on exports or imports, but new provincial rules forcing the confinement of birds make the practice of free-range raising more difficult.
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#Rules

Today's US employment report, though not a blockbuster, certainly portends at least a 3% growth rate in the second quarter.
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#Growth

We wouldn't want everyone to go running out and dump all their investments and bury cash in their mattresses, because it would only accelerate the crisis - at least the financial crisis. But I don't believe people would do that anyway.
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#Running

(Today's data) will likely keep the Bank of Canada on track for a rate hike at next week's decision,
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#Canada

[They are joined by large numbers of peasants whose land is indiscriminately expropriated to feed China's breakneck industrial expansion. The land grabs, which are often orchestrated by corrupt local leaders and offer little compensation, leave farmers few options.] They remind me of the deportation of the Jews out of Europe to the Warsaw ghetto, ... It's a horrible thing.
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#Land

This production figure emphasizes that the US economy had solid underlying momentum heading into month-end,
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#Economy