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Factory Orders Fall on Fewer Aircraft   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 2, 2014 -- Factory orders fell in August on weakness in the aircraft sector, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Construction Spending Declines in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 1, 2014 -- U.S. construction spending fell 0.8% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $961.0 billion, according to the Commerce Department.

Private Employers Add 213,000 Jobs in September   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Private employers added 213,000 jobs in September, according to the ADP Employment Report.

Kokoszka To Help Dixie Integrate Burtco   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Oct. 1, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it has hired former Burtco Enterprises CEO Robert E. Kokoszka to assist Dixie in integrating his former company.

Cersaie Attendance Tops 100,000 Visits   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Attendance at Cersaie 2014 once again topped 100,000 visits, organizers said.

Manufacturing Continues To Expand in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Manufacturing expanded at slower pace in September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Mortgage Application Volume Falls Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week fell 0.2% on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Consumer Confidence Declines in September   Full Article
New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Consumer confidence fell sharply in September, according to the Conference Board.

House Price Increases Continue to Slow   Full Article
New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Single-family home prices rose less than expected in July on a year-over-year basis, according to the S&P/Case Shiller composite index.

IndusParquet Names Cascade Pacific Distributor   Full Article
Miami, FL, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Exotic hardwood flooring maker IndusParquet said that Cascade Pacific Flooring Distributors is its newest distributor.