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The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index declined for the first time since November, with concerns about layoffs and the coming presidential election front and center. buff.ly/3b3gXbe ... See MoreSee Less
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Tech jobs continue to be the best-paying gigs in the Seattle area, according to Glassdoor.Seattle-area information technology workers raked in almost $125,000 on average last year - about $24,000 higher than the U.S. average for the industry. ... See MoreSee Less
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The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $90.2 billion in January from $87.9 billion in December as imports increased more than exports. January 2024: 90.2° Billions of DollarsDecember 2023: 87.9° Billions of Dollars ... See MoreSee Less
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January 2024 end-of-month inventories were $804.8 billion, up 0.5 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month. January 2024: +0.5 % Change in Inventories. December 2023 (r): +0.6 % Change in Inventories. Sales were down last month which may be part of this. ... See MoreSee Less
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Health data is always a puzzle but the the spikes in cardiac deaths surging is odd. Strokes have also risen 5% from pre-pandemic. There are questions if COVID adds complexity to obesity, high blood pressure and others. ... See MoreSee Less
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