The Centennial Summer Olympics were the largest advertisement for sunglasses since Tom Cruise boosted sales of Ray Ban aviator glasses by wearing them in the 1986 movie “Top Gun.” Everywhere you looked, jocks were donning shades. When sprinter Gwen Torrence qualified for the 100 meter race, she wore Ray Ban X3s, wraparound, polycarbonate, curved glasses. Torrence was not alone.
I couldn make a distinct image. This morning I finally created a completed one image from a doodle. Is the image creative? Yes. Hall doubled and singled with an RBI and Kristen Calvetti singled twice. In Sunday game, Hillary Hughes hit an RBI single in the eighth inning to give Troy the win. Troy added two more runs.
Welding works better if someone is trying to join similar types of metal. That’s because the welding process melts both the base metals and the filler. If a project calls for joining two wildly different metals say copper and stainless steel welding would melt one metal long before the other.
Follows then that the weakness in productivity growth since the financial crisis may be a symptom of a post crisis hangover. Indeed, in Canada, the latest data show a pickup in productivity in the second half of 2013, to around 2%, which is very promising. Was some note of optimism Tuesday for Canada struggling manufacturing sector, with data showing a surprise jump of 1.5% in factory sales in January the biggest monthly increase since February 2013, and coming after a disappointing 1.5% decline in December.Economists had expected a rise of just 0.6% in January.Sales were up in 12 of 21 sectors tracked by Statistics Canada, with a notable increase in food and primary metals.remained weak in January, but somehow manufacturing wasn generating a ray of light to start the first quarter after an ice storm dented finish to Q4, said Avery Shenfeld, chief economist at CIBC World Markets.Canada GDP grew by an annualized 2.9% in the fourth quarter of 2013, much better than economists had anticipated, and above the 2.5% forecast by the Bank of Canada in its most recent Monetary Policy Report released in January.Private sector analysts, nevertheless, expect growth in the first quarter of this year will be considerably slower than the central bank outlook of 2.5%.We get our first look at 2014 economic data on March 31, when Statistics Canada releases January growth numbers.At the end of February, the federal agency issued its final GDP tally for last year, putting 2013 growth at 2%, stronger than the 1.7% the economy managed a year earlier.As for inflation, the main focus of the Bank of Canada monetary policy, consumer prices rose at an annual pace of 1.5% in January, up from 1.2% the previous month.Mr.