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20 Nov Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

Economists Predict Steady Growth

Economists Predict Steady Growth

The American economy expanded in the third quarter, and growth will continue through the end of 2014, a recent survey says. The National Association for Business Economists (NABE) predicts a 3% rise in real gross domestic product in the third quarter followed by 3.1% expansion in the final three months of the year “Respondents to […]

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25 Aug Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

Economy Forecast To Expand In 2015

Economy Forecast To Expand In 2015

In the next few months, the U.S. economy is expected to grow at its fastest pace in a decade, thanks to an energy boom, steadily falling unemployment and a rebound in corporate investments, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The Paris-based group said in its latest economic overview that U.S. gross […]

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09 Jun Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

Manufacturing Sector Posts Strong Gains

Manufacturing Sector Posts Strong Gains

A key manufacturing index showed improved economic activity for the 10th consecutive month, while also painting an optimistic forecast for the sector. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its manufacturing index rose to 53.7% in March, a 0.5% increase over February. ISM data showed 14 of 18 manufacturing industries reported expansion. While many of […]

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29 May Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Economists Forecast Stronger U.S. Growth

NEWSFLASH: Economists Forecast Stronger U.S. Growth

Spurred by several improving sectors, GDP in the U.S. will likely expand by 2.8% this year and 3.1% in 2015, according to a closely-watched survey of economists. The results of the new survey, which was conducted by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), demonstrate greater optimism among economists, whose previous consensus forecast called for […]

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19 May Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Owner Optimism On the Rise

NEWSFLASH: Owner Optimism On the Rise

While doubts persist, small-business owners are growing more optimistic about the direction of the U.S. economy. That’s according to Union Bank N.A.’s Small Business Economic Survey, an annual analysis that also identified positive trends in owners’ hiring plans and hours worked. Overall, 41% of small-business owners believe the national economy is headed in the right […]

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09 Apr Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: CEO Confidence High On Growth Outlook

NEWSFLASH: CEO Confidence High On Growth Outlook

A survey released by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that U.S. CEOs are increasingly confident about corporate growth and a stronger global economy in 2014. Among 162 CEO respondents, 89% expect their companies will report improved sales this year and 40% predict international economic gains. Meanwhile, the biggest threat to revenue and economic improvements, according to CEOs surveyed, […]

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07 Mar Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Manufacturing Index Hits Two-Year High

NEWSFLASH: Manufacturing Index Hits Two-Year High

U.S. manufacturing in November increased at its fastest pace in two and a half years, the latest demonstration of strength from the sector, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). An index from ISM measured at 57.3, a jump from 56.4 in October and the highest reading since April of 2011. New orders and […]

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12 Feb Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

NEWSFLASH: Survey Says Job Growth Will Increase

NEWSFLASH: Survey Says Job Growth Will Increase

With the U.S. economy forecast to expand at a faster rate this year, the pace of job growth could accelerate in the months ahead. Such were the findings of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s recently released quarterly survey of 42 leading economic analysts. Overall, the economy will register a growth rate of 1.7% in 2013, a […]

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