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Diesel And Lumber Prices – March 19, 2019

Diesel Prices National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.070 Oil markets are in a state of anticipation as traders analyze the latest comments from Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih. Al-Falih said on Sunday, March 17 that OPEC and its non-OPEC allied producers will “stay the course” in terms of their plan to cut production in an …

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February 2019 Manufacturing Report

In a report released today, the Federal Reserve announced a rise in industrial production in February 2019. Industrial production rose by 0.1 percent last month. However, manufacturing production fell by 0.4 percent – its second month of decline. February’s drop in manufacturing production, along with a disappointing jobs report, added to analysts’ concerns of an …

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Diesel And Lumber Prices – March 12, 2019

Diesel Prices National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.079 U.S. sanctions against two OPEC members – Venezuela and Iran – have caused some ripples in the oil market. But overall, the sanctions’ effects have been muted. Increased oil production in the United States has offset sanctions against Iranian oil. Moreover, Venezuela’s oil operations had already …

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February 2019 Job Numbers

February 2019 Job Numbers   Unemployment rate: 3.8%   The economy added 20,000 jobs in February 2019. This number fell far short of economists’ forecasts, which predicted that the economy would add 180,00 jobs last month. Unemployment edged downward to 3.8% (versus 4.0% the previous month). The country lost 31,000 construction jobs as construction employment …

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