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2014-04-03 12:26:08

SAN LEANDRO, California, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TriNet tracks post-recession employment trends at SMBs from 2009 to present TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services [http://www.trinet.com/solutions/core_services/default.htm?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=SMBeat ] , today announced the findings of...

2014-02-21 08:27:10

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twx9ht/affluent_consumer ) has announced the addition of the "Affluent Consumer Tracking Study" subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) A quarterly report about what products and brands luxury consumers are buying and how much they spend on luxuriesIn today's hyper-competitive environment, market research is not an option; it...

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...

2013-11-26 08:23:31

According to CAB, No Early Economic Concerns as Budget Crisis Looms WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. economy is likely to see continued, albeit conservative growth in 2014, according to the American Chemistry Council's monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), released today. The Chemical Activity Barometer is an established leading economic indicator, shown to lead U.S. business cycles by an average of eight months at cycle peaks, and four months at cycle troughs....

2013-11-05 23:35:02

The Bridge and Tunnel Construction industry fared well during the recession as a result of the federal stimulus; in the next five years, population growth and the need to repair deficient structures will drive growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on Coal and Natural Gas Power industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 In spite of the recession, the Bridge and Tunnel Construction industry has...

2013-10-24 16:28:26

PARIS, October 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trading upswing in the third quarter with 3.1% organic growth, giving 1.1% negative organic growth for the nine-month period - Organic growth reported by all businesses in Q3 - Sales prices remain upbeat: up 0.9% in Q3 and over nine months - Sales volumes recover: up 2.2% in Q3 (including one additional working day), down 2.0% over nine months - Acceleration in organic growth in...

2013-10-09 23:03:56

Strengthening of the job market has resulted in the addition of several job postings on EmploymentCrossing.com. The site reports 2,031,513 vacancies. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 This month, for the first time in 17 years, the Labor Department was unable to provide information on the job market outlook. Had the information been released, economists believe that the data would have surely revealed the strengthening of the job market. USA Today surveyed 42 economists, void of the...

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...