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U.S. Department Of The Treasury Press Release - November 3, 2014: Statement of Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan for the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC) of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

Statement of Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan for the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC) of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) 11/3/2014    Economic conditions continued to strengthen in the third quarter, led by healthy private-sector demand.  The labor market improved further, with the unemployment rate declining to a six-year low of 5.9 percent in September.  A consensus of private-sector forecasters expects the economy to expand at a solid pace through the end of next year amid continued recovery in the labor market, higher household wealth and income, increased lending, and ongoing recovery in the housing market.  Last week, the Commerce Department reported that real GDP increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter following a strong 4.6 percent advance in the previous quarter.  The composition of growth in the third quarter was favorable, with real final sales up 4.2 percent,

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on November 3, 2014.

The Wall Street Journal Biggest Decliners Closing Biggest Decliners 4:47 pm ET 11/03/2014 NYSE Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg RCS Capital (RCAP) 4,747,641 $13.69 -2.72 -16.58 Furmanite (FRM) 716,797 6.51 -0.97 -12.97 Ampco-Pittsburgh (AP) 130,306 19.35 -2.44 -11.20 LRR Energy (LRE) 367,086 14.76 -1.55 -9.50 Haemonetics (HAE) 567,084 34.74 -2.98 -7.90 CHC Group (HELI) 450,682 6.20 -0.52 -7.74 Granite Construction (GVA) 596,740 34.09 -2.82 -7.64 Seventy Seven Energy (SSE) 1,075,082 12.08 -0.99 -7.57 Laboratory of America Holdings (LH) 8,210,988 101.23 -8.06 -7.37 Millennial Media (MM) 835,268 1.90 -0.15 -7.32 Goodrich Petroleum (GDP) 2,543,945 7.66 -0.58 -7.04 Key Energy Services (KEG) 4,953,262 2.84 -0.20 -6.58 Sturm Ruger (RGR) 680,373 39.10 -2.58 -6.19 PetroQuest Energy (PQ) 924,944 4.41 -0.29 -6.17 Opower (OPWR) 403,