Category Archives: Economic News, Trends, Analysis

EDF Releases Guidebook to Accelerate Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released a new framework that will help state and local governments mobilize private investment to repair existing and build new infrastructure that can help mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.

Long-term growth of family businesses threatened by accelerating demographic shifts, disruption and lack of skilled talent

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LONDON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –Demographic shifts, globalization and technology are impacting family businesses of all sizes and ownership structures, creating both challenges and new opportunities according to analysis released today by the EY Growth Barometer: Family Business Report.

A.T. Kearney Study Finds That CEOs Can Rapidly Increase Earnings and Boost Merger Synergies Through a Harder Focus on Their Single Largest Cost

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CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney has released their research findings, the Assessment of Excellence in Procurement 2017 (AEP) – “Mobilizing for Excellence in Supply Management.” Corroborated by companion A.T. Kearney studies and unmatched client experience, AEP shows that leaders drive a 3x higher return and a broader range…

Will Revenue Recognition Further Slow Down the IPO Market?

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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new Deloitte poll reveals a potential bump in the road for the still recovering U.S. initial public offering (IPO) market. The poll of nearly 3,000 executives, predominantly from private companies contemplating IPOs, across a wide range of industries, shows that only 8 percent of respondents say their…

Chemical Activity Barometer Holds Steady; Storms Likely To Cause Future Revisions

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), remained virtually unchanged in September despite the effects of unprecedented Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Though future revisions are likely, the barometer slipped just 0.04 percent in September, following a 0.03 percent decline in August.…

Impact of currency regime developments in Uzbekistan

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AMSTERDAM, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — VEON Ltd. (VEON) (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, notes the recent announcements from the government of Uzbekistan, liberalizing the currency exchange rules and resetting the official exchange rate at 8,100 Uzbek som…

Ashton Whiteley: China Economy Could See Accelerated Growth

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SHANGHAI, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — China’s producer price inflation indicated firm, consistent growth for the economy and factory revenues when it increased more than anticipated to a four-month high last month, spurred by firm growth in raw resources prices.

Steve Forbes Supports Tax Cuts Now Efforts by the Job Creators Network

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ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Job Creators Network has embarked on a major campaign to pressure Congress into passing significant tax cuts for small businesses and hardworking taxpayers by Thanksgiving. It includes a nationwide Tax Cuts Now Bus Tour that will culminate at an event in Washington, D.C. on September 15th. View the…

Outlook Remains Bright for Commercial Real Estate despite Price Plateau

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Commercial real estate price growth in large markets is expected to flatten over the next year, but strong leasing demand and investor appetite in smaller markets should keep the sector on solid ground, according to the latest National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast, https://www.nar.realtor/reports/commercial-real-estate-outlook.

Flagstar Bank and Oakland University Partner to Deliver Actionable Economic Data to Broader Audience

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TROY, Mich., Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Flagstar Bank and the Southeastern Michigan Economic Data Center (SEMEDC), a unit of Oakland University’s business school, have teamed up to expand SEMEDC’s analysis of key economic trends and bring its insights to a broader audience.