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Articles About Business Inventories
July 31, 2014
Yellen Has Labor Market Blues, But Full Employment Is as Close as 2016
When more people are employed, consumers have more cash at their disposal, meaning more money is being spent and businesses hire more employees.
May 30, 2014
Here’s Why the U.S. Economy Shrank After Three Years of Growth
Government economists determined that GDP did not grow in the first-quarter, but rather contracted at a 1 percent annual rate.
March 17, 2014
Manufacturing Sector Shakes of Winter Blues, Economic Prospects Improve
After the weather-induced slowdown experienced in recent months, industrial production rose sharply in February as factory activity strengthened.
March 03, 2014
Consumer Spending Breakdown: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
It is true that in both December and January, retail sales numbers showed depressed consumer spending, but self-reporting spending jumped last month.
January 14, 2014
More Stuff, More Sales: 4Q Outlook Improves as Data Signals Demand
Hopes are high for fourth-quarter economic growth on the heels of a strong business sales and inventory report.
December 12, 2013
Surprise Inventory Builds Outpace Sales: Will Q4 Production Slow?
Total business inventories grew faster than sales in September, suggesting a possible slowdown in production in the fourth quarter.
December 05, 2013
Does This Q3 GDP Jump Mean the Economy Is Back to Normal?
The United States Department of Commerce announced that third-quarter gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent.
October 29, 2013
Slow and Steady: Businesses March On Despite Headwinds
"Low growth" seems to be the descriptor of choice for the current business and economic environment.
July 15, 2013
Business Inventories Remain Trapped in the Dog Days
Caution continues to be the name of the game for the U.S. economy following a battery of underwhelming reports on Monday.
June 13, 2013
Is Business Optimism Flagging Thanks to Weaker Sales?
Business have amassed inventories slowly this year.
May 13, 2013
Are Businesses Shakier on the Economy Than Consumers?
Broadly speaking, the data suggest that U.S. businesses remain uncertain about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery...
May 09, 2013
Are Oil and Apparel to Blame for the Wholesale Drop?
The Commerce Department reported Thursday that wholesale inventories rose 0.4 percent in March, which was exactly on-trend...
March 13, 2013
Do Business Inventories and Sales Show a Boosted Market?
January wasn't the best if recent months when it came to sales in the U.S., but there are sign of good growth coming back. Retailers saw boosted performance.