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Mississippi economic growth continues, but slower

By JACK WEATHERLY Mississippi is on track to have its second consecutive year of growth in its gross domestic product, though the outlook has cooled in the first half of 2016. Two straight years of growth would be the first since 2008, when the national recession started, according to a report from the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’s University Research ...

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State’s key economic indicators show slight strengthening

The performance of Mississippi’s economy in 2015 may hinge on growth in building permits, retail trade and consumer confidence offsetting a slowdown in U.S. manufacturing attributed to a stronger dollar, lower oil prices and bad weather. So say Mississippi state economists in the March issue of Mississippi’s Business, a monthly report on the state’s economy by the University Research Center ...

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Mississippi’s key economic indicators show slight strengthening

The performance of Mississippi’s economy in 2015 may hinge on growth in building permits, retail trade and consumer confidence offsetting a slowdown in U.S. manufacturing attributed to a stronger dollar, lower oil prices and bad weather. So say Mississippi state economists in the March issue of Mississippi’s Business, a monthly report on the state’s economy by the University Research Center ...

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