It's been steadily declining
every year,'' Portigal said.
economic activity) and declining
domestic oil production.
Gray iron demand is declining
, with potential growth expected in special niche markets.
image has an enormous impact on the country's economic and national security," said Stevan Porter, president of InterContinental Hotels Group and chairman of the Discover America Partnership.
Despite the declining
rates, the United States still has by far the highest rate of teen-age births of any industrialized nation.
As in the previous quarter, significant purchases by corporate users contributed to the declining
The federal funds rate had been declining
for fifteen months and was down more than 150 basis points from its March 1989 peak.
Fitch's recovery analysis also projects that due to declining
market share and low current capacity utilization, at least one additional assembly plant will be shut down (in addition to those already announced).
Fertility rates in the United States, although declining
, have not yet been associated with the lower sperm counts.
1) The dollar came under strong downward pressure during the May-July period, declining
more than 10 percent against the German mark and most other European currencies, nearly 5 percent against the Japanese yen, and more than 8 percent on a trade-weighted basis.
3% at issuance, with the Fitch stressed net cash flow (NCF) declining
Both retail and wholesale inflation numbers have been helped this year by declining
energy prices, but energy costs at the wholesale level rose 0.
interest rates in recent years have contributed to sizable reductions in debt-service obligations, as both long- and short-term debt has been rolled over or refinanced at lower rates.
This is part of a trend we see in IT outsourcing (ITO) in which comprehensive, end-to-end contracts signed with a single vendor are declining
Between extremely favorable inflation news and three consecutive months of declining
retail sales, the (Federal Reserve) is very unlikely to tighten policy'' at its next rate-setting meeting July 1 and 2, he said.