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RPI Current Situation Index Fell 2.6 Percent in March to a Level of 100.2; Expectations Index Edged Down 0.2 Percent to a Level of 101.2 5/2/2016 3:32:42 PM The RPI’s Current Situation Index fell 2.6 percent in March, while the Expectations Index posted a modest decline.
Restaurant Operators Remain Uncertain about the Economy 5/2/2016 3:31:45 PM Restaurant operators remain generally pessimistic about the direction of the overall economy.  Only 15 percent of restaurant operators said they expect economic conditions to improve in six months, while 22 percent expect conditions to worsen.  
Economy Slowed for the Third Consecutive Quarter 5/2/2016 3:30:35 PM The national economy posted a modest gain in the first quarter, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  Real gross domestic product (GDP) – the value of goods and services produced in the United States – increased at a paltry 0.5 percent annualized...
Consumer Spending Growth Slowed for the Third Consecutive Quarter 5/2/2016 3:29:49 PM Personal consumption expenditures increased at a 1.9 percent inflation-adjusted annualized rate in the first quarter, which marked the weakest gain since the first quarter of 2015.

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