On July 2008, Turkish CPI increased by %58 compared to June 2008 (2003=100). There was an increase of %6.61 compared to December 2007 and %12.06 compared to last year's July. The increase was %9.07 compared to 12 month average.


Manufacturing activity in the central Atlantic region contracted again in July, according to the Richmond Fed’s latest survey.


Watching TV was the leisure activity that occupied the most time in 2007 according to a report by The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor, accounting for about half of leisure time, on average, for both men and women.


In July, employers took 1,512 mass layoff actions, seasonally adjusted,
as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the
month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported on August 22.


From January through July 2008, the total number of mass layoff events
(seasonally adjusted), at 10,770, and initial claims (seasonally adjusted),
at 1,100,810, were the highest for the January-July period since 2003.
























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