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2014-02-06 16:23:22

Since the Great Recession beginning in 2007, the US economy has experienced a recovery. The nature of that recovery is dependent upon which set of data is referred to, the jobless rate or the real GDP. SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are several different methodologies through which the current state of the US economy is measured. Two of the simplest and most frequently used measures indicate a very different state of affairs, resulting in a somewhat muddled vision...

2013-03-22 12:21:39

Hyperinflation in the U.S.? Future Money Trends Newsletter Makes the Case in New Documentary LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FutureMoneyTrends.com is pleased to release our new documentary that compares the United States to previous empires, specifically the Weimar Republic. Use this link to watch the micro-documentary today. http://www.futuremoneytrends.com/index.php/videos/documentaries/426-fall-of-the-fourth-reich-empire-of-debt-micro-doc The number of...

2013-01-07 16:24:11

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence(TM), which decreased in the third quarter, improved in the fourth quarter. The Measure now reads 46, up from 42 in the third quarter (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). Says Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board: "CEO Confidence improved in the final quarter of 2012, despite the cloud of fiscal uncertainty. However, CEO...

2012-10-15 07:25:20

NEW DELHI, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- * Seventh round of survey shows optimism tempered with caution over the implementation of economic changes * 47% of 500 Indian CEOs/CFOs surveyed foresee better prospects for their companies in the next quarter (October-December) * Half the survey respondents believe availability of finance will ease in the October-December quarter Respondents to Business Today's Business Confidence Survey for the July-September...

2012-06-10 23:01:16

Before the recession, the drastic increase in US debt stimulated Debt Collection Agencies industry growth from 2003 to 2007. During this period, revenue rose as consumers funded spending through credit cards, mortgage financing and home equity loans. But after a rising tide of debt swamped the economy, collectability rates fell, canceling out the spike in debt-collection opportunities and hurting revenue. The economy is set to recover over the next five years, though, with improving debt...

2012-05-02 20:10:47

New research shows that 40 percent of older Americans postponed retirement in the wake of the Great Recession. The research, presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, is the first to link actual data on household wealth just before and after the downturn to the retirement plans of a nationally representative sample of Americans age 50 and older. “The typical household lost about 5 percent of its total wealth between the summers of 2008 and...

2012-03-07 11:28:57

Research: Trends in cause-specific mortality across occupations among working-age Japanese men during the period of economic stagnation, 1980-2005 Death rates of Japanese men in managerial or professional positions have risen dramatically in 30 years compared to other professions, claims a study published today on bmj.com. The cause of this increase is thought to be due to Japan's economic stagnation and the authors warn that the health of developed nations may suffer due to risks...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

GBTA Foundation Research Finds a Moderate Euro Debt Crisis Would Hamper Growth While a More Extreme Scenario Would Lead to Retraction ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the European debt crisis grows significantly worse it would wreak havoc on U.S. business travel, according to new research from the Global Business Travel Association Foundation (GBTA). According to a new report, U.S. Business Travel Outlook: European Debt Crisis Scenario, a severe crisis...

2012-01-11 07:00:00

Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and his All-Star Panel to Discuss at Remaking America, January 12, 2012 BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large and growing number of Americans are poor, or at risk of becoming poor, as a result of the Great Recession of 2007-09, and many will continue to struggle during the recovery, according to a White Paper released today by broadcaster Tavis Smiley and the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Titled...

2010-12-22 00:01:32

In 2010, they launched the wickedly funny & satirical web site http://www.RecessionWreaths.com. Now they're back with a hilarious sequel http://www.RecessionGiftBaskets.com. How One Business is Learning How to Laugh Its Way Through This Awful Recession. Saranac Lake, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 Almost one year ago, today, RecessionWreaths.com was launched in the Adirondack mountains of Upstate New York by a group of very funny (but disgruntled) real estate agents looking...