THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says wholesale sales were up for the third month in a row .. [read more] in September, rising 0.2 per cent to $49.8 billion. The agency says sales increased in four of the seven bulk beads subsectors, accounting for 45 per cent of wholesale sales. The largest gain in dollar terms was in the miscellaneous subsector, where sales were up 1.3 per cent The motor vehicle and parts subsector grew 0.6 per cent in its fourth increase in five months. The largest decline in dollar terms was in the food, beverage and tobacco subsector, where sales were off 0.4 per cent. Wholesale sales rose in six provinces in September.
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Jobless Claims And Wholesale Prices Drop
David Goldman/AP Part of the scene at a job fair for veterans and family members earlier this month in Marietta, Ga. David Goldman/AP While it’s always important to keep in mind that neither one week nor one month make for a trend, there is good economic news to pass along: There were 323,000 first-time claims filed for jobless benefits last week, down by 21,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says . It was the fewest for any week since late September. Reuters says the news suggests “some strengthening of labor market conditions.” Wholesale prices fell 0.2 percent in October from September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics .
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FCA to begin major review of wholesale financial markets
Employees are often unaware of the value of their knowledge and skills and their usefulness for the business sector. At the other extreme are officials, who overestimate their competences, the BIA notes. In 2012, the biggest share of employed persons was in the age group 35 44 (52500 people, or around 31% of the total number of employed persons), followed by the people aged 25-34 (51797 people, or around 30% of the employed persons). The smallest share was of people aged 65+, less than 2%, as in 2011.
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Wholesale Trade Employees in Bulgaria Down by 40% in 2010-2012
Another issue is co-location or where exchanges offer a premium service to participants who are allowed to place their computer servers next to the exchange to get the fastest trading speeds possible. Some investors view this as a two-tier market that creates unfair advantages. Over the next five years, the watchdog expects to be using its competition powers in the wholesale market as actively as it will be in the retail market, an FCA official said. The FCA can generate structural changes in the market to increase competition by issuing new rules and guidance, curbing what firms can do and take enforcement action. (Editing by Jane Merriman) Jean-Guillaume Prats, President & CEO of Moet Hennessy Estates & Wines discusses the fine wine investment theme and the firm’s venture in India.
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