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Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady but Voices Confidence in Economy

A few pieces of disappointing economic news in recent weeks have not shaken the Federal Reserve’s confidence that the economy is in good health. The Fed, as expected, did not raise rates on Wednesday after a two-day meeting of its … Continue reading

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Vacancy Rates Are Already Rising

I’m sure you’ve heard it before: This time is different. No, really, this time is different—at least in the apartment market. And by different, I mean there’s a seemingly infinite and insatiable pool of demand for rental units, because Generation … Continue reading

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Longview, state unemployment falls again

May 20, 2014, the Longview News Journal The Longview-area unemployment rate continued to fall in April, marking a second straight month of decline. At 4.3 percent, it was the three-county metropolitan area’s lowest April rate since 2008, when unemployment hit … Continue reading

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