Housing Sentiment Continues Downward Trend Despite Favorable Economy

Source: Fannie Mae or prnewswire.com WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased in October, falling 2.0 points to 85.7, continuing its recent downward trend. The decline can be attributed to decreases in five of the six components, including those measuring consumers’ home buying and selling attitudes. The…

Strong Tech Hiring Across the U.S. Economy in October, CompTIA Analysis Finds

Source: CompTIA or prnewswire.com — Tech sector employment expands by 11,700 — 107,000 tech jobs added across all industries — Positive signs for future hiring in emerging tech positions DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. information technology (IT) sector employment expanded by an estimated 11,700 jobs in October, the strongest showing since…

RIT’s Nabil Nasr releases new U.N. report boosting the world’s circular economies

Source: prweb.com Rethinking how industrial products are manufactured and dealing with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits, according to new report co-authored by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability. ROCHESTER, N.Y. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 24, 2018 Rethinking…

FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies

Source: The World Bank FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English) ABSTRACT Foreign direct investment may play an important role in transferring technologies from high-income to emerging economies, which can lead to uneven effects on the wages of skilled and unskilled workers. This paper combines project-level data on greenfield foreign direct…

Economic Anxiety Persists Despite Strong Economy

Source: AARP or prnewswire.com Survey from AYA, AARP Also Finds Social Security, Medicare Popular Across 3 Generations WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — New survey results find Americans across three generations have major concerns about their personal finances, debt levels, and the national economic picture, despite a growing economy. Across the generations Social Security and…

Government and Business Leaders Remain Optimistic about ASEAN Economic Outlook

Source: World Economic Forum Fon Mathuros, Head of Media, World Economic Forum: Tel.: +41 (0)79 201 0211; Email: fmathuro@weforum.org · Lessons learned from past crises have prepared region for emerging-market volatilities · ASEAN’s youthful demographics and rapid access to technology are fuelling domestic consumption and intraregional investments · Sound and prudent government policies, including investments…

America’s New Mainstream Economy to Be Introduced at L’ATTITUDE

Source: prweb.com Four-Day Business & Media Event Features Star-Studded Lineup of Global Leaders, Activists SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) AUGUST 23, 2018 A world-class slate of chief executives, entrepreneurs, celebrities, economists, educators, journalists, and policymakers will descend upon the Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego from Sept. 8-11 to kick off L’ATTITUDE, a historic four-day business, media,…

Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy

Source: The Federal Reserve System August 24, 2018 Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy Chairman Jerome H. Powell At “Changing Market Structure and Implications for Monetary Policy,” a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jackson Hole, Wyoming Thank you for the opportunity to speak here today. Fifteen years ago, during the…

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July 2018

Source: The Conference Board or prnewswire.com The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July Economy Will Continue Expanding Through Second Half NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in July to 110.7 (2016 = 100), following a…