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Clothing and general merchandise stores industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 2.9%

The clothing and general merchandise stores industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 2.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foundries industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 72.8%

The foundries industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 72.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 11.9%

The food industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 11.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food and beverage stores industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 7.7%

The food and beverage stores industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 7.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Apparel and leather products industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 39.6%

The apparel and leather products industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 39.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wood products industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 17.5%

The wood products industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 17.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 18.9%

The nonmetallic mineral products industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 18.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 13.6%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 13.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Management and technical consulting services industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 64.7%

The management and technical consulting services industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 64.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicles and parts industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 3.6%

The motor vehicles and parts industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 3.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Furniture and related products industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 5.1%

The furniture and related products industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 5.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Electrical equipment, appliances and components industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 10.5%

The electrical equipment, appliances and components industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 10.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wholesale trade, durable goods industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 1.4%

The wholesale trade, durable goods industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 1.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Computer and peripheral equipment industry’s Q4 retained earnings down 8.4%

The computer and peripheral equipment industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was down 8.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motion picture and sound recording industries’ Q4 retained earnings up 8.6%

The motion picture and sound recording industries’ retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 8.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper industry’s Q4 retained earnings up 20.5%

The paper industry’s retained earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017 was up 20.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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