Road Signs Week of February 27, 2006
Monday February 27, 2006
It was another 52-week record close for the MMQB Index.
Road Signs Week of February 20, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday February 20, 2006
It was another 52-week record high close for the MMQB Index Friday as the Index soared 2.2% thanks to the strength of HNI, Knoll and Steelcase.
Road Signs Week of February 13, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday February 13, 2006
The United States trade deficit jumped nearly 18 percent in 2005.
Road Signs Week of February 6, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday February 6, 2006
Factory orders in December rose $4.5 billion, or 1%, following a 3.3% gain in November.
Road Signs Week of January 30, 2006
Monday January 30, 2006
Businesses resumed building inventories in the fourth quarter, with stockpiles increasing by $25.7 billion.
Road Signs Week of January 23, 2006
Monday January 23, 2006
U.S. industrial output increased a third straight month in December .
Road Signs Week of January 16, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 16, 2006
Producer price index rose 0.9% in December, ahead of expectations.
Road Signs Week of January 9, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 9, 2006
A Labor Department report on Friday showed the economy added fewer jobs than expected in December.
Road Signs Week of January 2, 2006
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 2, 2006
Vonsumer confidence for December moved to a reading of 103.6, from the revised 98.3 seen in November and the 85.2 from October.
Road Signs Week of December 12, 2005
Monday December 12, 2005
Non-financial business borrowing grew at a 7.4% rate in the third quarter, down from 9.1% the quarter before but up from 5.9% a year earlier.
Road Signs Week of December 5, 2005
Monday December 5, 2005
Gross domestic product grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.3% in July through September.
Road Signs Week of November 28, 2005
Monday November 28, 2005
Eighty-one percent of manufacturers say they face "moderate" or "severe" shortages of qualified workers.
Road Signs Week of November 21, 2005
Monday November 21, 2005
Industrial production rose 0.9% in October, regaining much of a 1.5% September decline .
Road Signs Week of November 7, 2005
Monday November 7, 2005
A new AP-Ipsos poll found the president's approval rating was at 37 percent, compared with 39 percent a month ago.
Road Signs Week of October 31, 2005
Monday October 31, 2005
“Nondefense capital-goods orders grew at a 5.3% annual rate in the third quarter, and is up 8.6% above the same period one year ago.
Road Signs Week of October 24, 2005
Monday October 24, 2005
Hello inflation. The producer-price index jumped 1.9% in September -- the biggest jump since an identical increase in January 1990.
Road Signs Week of October 17, 2005
Monday October 17, 2005
Real average weekly earnings of U.S. workers, adjusted for inflation, fell 1.2% in September.
Road Signs Week of October 10, 2005
Monday October 10, 2005
HNI hits another new all-time high.
Road Signs Week of October 3, 2005
Monday October 3, 2005
Spending on expensive, durable goods plunged 8.9% in August.
Road Signs Week of September 26, 2005
Monday September 26, 2005
Two-thirds of the chief executives of the nation's largest companies say Hurricane Katrina will have a negative effect on their operations.
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Herman Miller sues Madison Seating over Open Box confusion / UK Furniture Maker Plans US Push as Sales Rises / Flexsteel Reports Sales Climbed 9.2% in the Latest Quarter / Staples reports Sales Fell 5% in the latest Quarter / Makers: Carnegie / Makers: Enwork / Industry Briefing / Odds & Ends / Marketplace & Help Wanted
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