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Latest Late-2000s recession Stories

2014-03-29 23:03:44

HomeTask CEO Jerrod Sessler sees American economic conditions improving and advises that there are great opportunities coming for those in the service sector which will come at great cost to home owners. These comments are corroborated by Reuters article released on March 27th, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 "One of the greatest challenges to running a profitable business in the service industry has been the struggling economic climate, brought on by the “Great...

US Lead Shrinking In Science And Technology
2014-02-07 10:14:59

National Science Foundation The United States' predominance in science and technology eroded further during the last decade, as several Asian nations--particularly China and South Korea--rapidly increased their innovation capacities. According to a report released today by the National Science Board (NSB), the policy making body of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and an advisor to the President and Congress, the major Asian economies, taken together, now perform a larger share of...

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...

2014-01-28 12:26:11

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: United States Business Forecast Report Q1 2014 Core Views We remain positive on the growth trajectory for the US economyover the next several years, as we believe that many structural factorsare aligning for a period of sustained growth, underpinning ourforecast for real GDP growth to average 2.4% per year from 2013-2018, up from 0.8% per year from 2008-2012. The labour marketrecovery...

2013-12-17 08:23:30

--Leading economic indicator shows continued growth into 2014 as chemical industry leads domestic manufacturing turnaround -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Favorable oil-to-gas price ratios driven by the production of natural gas from shale continue to drive a renewed U.S. competitiveness that is boosting exports, and driving greater domestic investment, economic growth and job creation within the business of chemistry, according to the Year End 2013 Chemical Industry Situation...

2013-10-01 15:36:18

In response to past economic crises such as the Great Depression, Americans demanded government policy solutions to widespread unemployment and rising income insecurity. But a new study in the October issue of the American Sociological Review found that public support for government efforts to address social problems actually declined in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis. "We found it surprising that as the Great Recession emerged, the American public moved quickly toward lower levels...

2013-09-18 13:02:42

Researchers say 'urgent action' is needed to prevent further deaths In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses. In 2008, the International Labour Organization estimated that the number of jobless worldwide would reach approximately 212 million by 2009, an increase of...

2013-09-12 23:25:39

New book presents the results of the authors' interviews with over 200 entrepreneurs across 12 cities to find the obstacles that are undermining their efforts to launch new businesses, expand existing young firms, and create jobs. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy, a provocative new book by John Dearie, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Financial...

2013-09-04 12:28:10

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Predicting recessions in real-time could be made possible by mining vast new sources of electronic data, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Predicting Recessions in Real-Time: Mining Google Trends and  Electronic Payments Data for Clues," author Greg Tkacz, pronounced "katch", considers whether Google searches and the growth of electronic payments variables, such as debit and credit card transactions, would have...

2013-07-31 23:16:34

Economy’s recovery continues slowly but surely, reaffirmed by Credit2B’s Index which measures the confidence that a supplier will get paid by its business customers within agreed terms. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Credit2B, the world’s leading web-based trade credit community that provides unparalleled intelligence on common customers, today reported results for its 2013 First Half Aggregate Payment Quality Index (“PQI”). As of June 30, 2013, the average PQI was 81 with...