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2014-10-28 12:24:14

- Chemical Activity Barometer declines for first time since April 2013, but overall growth expected through 2015 - WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), featured a slight decline of 0.1% this month, which is a deceleration from the 0.1% gain in September, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Despite the slight decline in October, the CAB still signals further U.S....

2014-10-10 23:04:50

Black Box Intelligence, a TDn2K company released this week, the latest Restaurant Industry Snapshot report for September; a report based on weekly sales from over 20,000 restaurant units representing over 45 billion dollars in annual revenue. Restaurant same-store sales growth rate during the quarter were 1.6%, a healthy 1.3% increase over the second quarter’s results and the best quarter for the industry since Q1 of 2012 the industry also achieved positive same-store sales for the...

recession equals less babies
2014-09-30 03:00:56

B. Rose Huber, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs While it is largely understood that birth rates plummet when unemployment rates soar, the long-term effects have never been clear. Now, new research from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs shows that women who were in their early 20s during the Great Recession will have fewer children in both the short and long term. This result is driven largely...

2014-09-02 20:22:37

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142166 The standing of the United States will likely weaken over the next several years, setting the country on a path to become an also-ran middle tier power by 2035. By most measures and indicators that bear on future performance and strength, America's advantage over other countries is disappearing - fast....

2014-06-12 11:13:10

University of Oxford The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010 The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010, according to research by the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that suicide rates rose significantly in the EU, Canada and the...

2014-06-09 12:34:15

Millennials Show Most Resilience after Great Recession vs. Gen X and Boomers ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many consumers in America continue to believe in the "American Dream" despite the lingering economic conditions, but find that their standard of living has been significantly impacted since the Great Recession. The survey, commissioned by Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), found that 42 percent still believe the American Dream is alive and well but 53 percent believe that they now live...

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....

2014-04-03 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...


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