Idaho Economic Bulletin Volume 1-7

Idaho Economic Bulletin Volume 1-7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Per cent, r the highest in the United States, and Idaho's rating is ll4.l ijer cent, or fourth in the country. The current average for the United States is 93.3 per cent. "Mining conditions throughout the year have teen unusuallyfavorable because of the strong prices for lead. "The story of the live stock comeback is the story of advanced prices, which have rehabilitated the industry. The price of Utah and Idaho hogs has jumped from $8.l0 in l94 to,12 and l4; cattle from 3 to 4-g-and cents; steers that cold at 6-g-cents a year ago are now bringing 6$-to 7 cents, and the market is showing upward tendencies. Lamb prices have been unusually consistent this year. Practically every year there is a break in August, but this ye?A he marke't was steady during that month. Lambs have sold up to $lo.40 a hundred at Chicago. Conservative sheepmen see but one possible danger, that of a speculative market as the result of current high prices. "Five retail stores in Salt Lake reported a 7.4 per cent increase in volume of sales during August as compared with a year ago, while the Utah and southern Idaho territory increase of 8.2 per cent was the highest in the Twelfth Federal Reserve district. "Dealers in investment securities report the best summer in history and the establishment of a well-balanced business this fall. The real estate market has been active in regard to new homes and apartment houses. "Government figures show that Utah and Idaho residents paid aore income taxes in l95 than in the preceding year, ranking second and third respectively in the percentage of increase among the states of the union. "Idaho's wheat crop this year is estimated at 26,774,000 bushels as against 17,828,000 for...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760387
  • 9781236760388