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2014-05-13 08:42:33

SAN LEANDRO, California, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Small Business Confidence Survey shows half of small business owners plan to hire more employees throughout the year TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services...

2014-05-13 08:23:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising gas prices during the annual spring transition to summer-blend fuels has finally driven down consumer optimism about the economy, which fell to its lowest level this year. Overall, 41% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, a drop from 44% the month prior, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Lingering poor weather across...

2014-04-24 00:20:40

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 1.2 percent in March. The index stands at 285.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.9 percent increase in February and a 0.3 percent increase in January. Four of the six components contributed positively to the index in March. "The rise in the Leading Economic Index for China accelerated in March from February," said Andrew Polk, resident economist at The Conference Board China...

2014-04-09 12:33:33

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Construction Business Confidence Report Q4 2013 Synopsis-- This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric's exclusive panel of leading construction industry executives-- This report analyzes current economic conditions prevailing across the globe and their impact on the construction industry, and forecasts company and industry growth prospects over the next six...

2014-03-26 23:00:41

Forum brings together top business leaders to discuss Big Data and its impact on commerce. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Winston-Salem-based Inmar yesterday kicked off its 2014 Inmar Forum. Titled “Beyond Big Data: Knowing and Serving the Customer,” the two and one-half day event welcomes industry professionals from 138 leading healthcare and consumer goods companies, including the Kellogg Company, PepsiCo, Novant, Health, Inc., and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Both...

2014-03-25 00:21:57

BEIJING, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 0.9 percent in February. The index stands at 282.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in January and a 0.4 percent increase in December. Four of the six components contributed positively to the index in February. "The China Leading Economic Index accelerated in February on the back of strong bank lending. At the same time, we see that despite high credit...

2014-03-21 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany increased 0.6 percent in January to 108.9 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in December and a 0.5 percent increase in November. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Germany, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.4 percent in January to 108.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in December, and a 0.4...

2014-03-20 12:28:21

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.5 percent in February to 99.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in January, and a 0.1 percent decline in December. "The U.S. LEI increased sharply in February, suggesting that any weather-related volatility will be short lived and the economy should continue to improve into the second half of the year," said Ataman Ozyildirim, Economist at The Conference...

2014-03-18 23:27:48

StartWire's newly released metrics on job seeker confidence reflect harsh realities of job market on long-term seekers. Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 StartWire (http://www.startwire.com) - America’s #1 job search organizer – releases the Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI), showing that job seekers are feeling slightly positive confidence in the New Year with a JSCI of 50.16 for January. The Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI) is a method of tracking the mood of US job seekers...

2014-03-13 12:35:03

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: IT Business Confidence Tracker Report Q4 2013 Product Synopsis"IT Business Confidence Tracker Report Q4 2013" is a new report by Kable that globally analyzes industry opinions on the latest economic and customer issues, and their impact upon investment decisions and growth prospects within the IT industry. This report also examines the current and future state of economy and its...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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