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Larger, greater than expected…Declines

by Divorced one like Bush US Initial jobless claims decline larger than expected in May 31 week (6/5/08) Mortgage finance giant suffers much larger-than-expected loss due to reserves for credit losses and slashes its dividend to preserve capital. (8/8/08) Factory orders decline more than expected in August (10/2/08) Retail sales for September posted its steepest […]