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2014-05-19 08:23:42

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Total household debt up 314% from GBP347bn in 1990 to GBP1,437bn in 2013 - Recovery fragile: bank base rate of 3% would tip UK back into recession - 0.5% increase in base rate would spark a GBP4.8bn reduction in spending A new report on consumer credit by independent research company Verum Financial Research says the UK economy is risking a major downturn due to unsustainable levels of household debt....

2014-05-15 04:22:02

BRUSSELS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.3 percent in March, after increasing 0.4 percent in February and 0.6 percent in January. Five of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 110.2 (2004=100). "The Leading Economic Index for the U.K. continued to increase in March, suggesting that economic growth is likely to remain strong in the months ahead,"...

2014-05-12 12:29:20

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Business Forecast Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/south_america/brazil/brazil_business_forecast_report_q3_2013_1.html Core ViewsWith persistent currency weakness and rising interest rates set to temper private consumption growth, and fixed investment to receive only a moderate boost from the June 2014 FIFA World Cup and final year of the PAC II growth acceleration...

2014-05-07 20:25:30

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:High Net Worth trends in India 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/wealth_management/high_net_worth_trends_india_2015_1.htmlSynopsis-- This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in India.-- The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2008 (the peak before the global...

2014-05-07 12:25:56

NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roubini Global Economics (RGE) today announced the hiring of Sheryl King as Senior Director of Research. Sheryl will manage the research team at RGE's New York City headquarters, contributing to the development of the company's macroeconomic and asset class views. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/NY82562LOGO "Sheryl brings a wealth of experience from the public sector and the sell side. Her extensive knowledge of economics and...

2014-05-04 23:01:37

Debt Consolidation USA lists down the top 5 influencers on consumer spending. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 In an article published last April 30, 2014, Debt Consolidation USA lists down the top 5 spending influences in a consumer’s life. The article titled “5 Spending Influences You Need To Be Familiar With” points out that during the course of time, consumers are exposed to different triggers that can influence the spending habit. This plays a big part in...

2014-04-29 16:27:30

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top National & Regional CD Rate Issuer NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RateWatch, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported today reported that national averages this week for CD rates all durations remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve has continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008....

2014-04-17 16:29:51

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gh5zr2/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Manufacturing IT Spending Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gh5zr2/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Manufacturing IT Spending market to grow at a CAGR of 5.54 percent over the...

2014-04-11 16:20:15

BASILDON, United Kingdom, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on recent changes to the way Venezuela's exchange rate mechanism operates, CNH Industrial is changing the bolivar fuerte ("Bs.F.") rate used to re-measure its Venezuelan Iveco truck and bus business operations financial statements in US dollars. Effective March 31, 2014, CNH Industrial has started to use the exchange rate determined by US dollar auctions conducted under Venezuela's Complementary System of Foreign...

2014-04-10 16:22:23

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on April 16, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the fall of this year, but called for a target of 1.25 by April 2015. The MPC provides an...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.