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As Measured On The BaR Analysis Grid, The Economy Is At Its Highest Point Since The Last Recession

As Measured On The BaR Analysis Grid, The Economy Is At Its Highest Point Since The Last Recession.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 14th, 2017

Meet Marin County"s top 20 highest paid public employees

A recent analysis of pay data by the Business Times found that public workers make more working for Oakland than they do in the posh enclaves of Marin County. Case in point: The average salary of a full-time public employee for the City of Oakland is $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

Jobs in New York reach 9.12 million, the highest since Great Recession - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJobs in New York reach 9.12 million, the highest since Great RecessionNew York Daily News"New York's diverse workforce is a key strength as we compete in today's global economy," DiNapoli .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 4th, 2017

Consumers and firms see a Trump boom. Most forecasters do not

IS AMERICA’S economy booming? Consumers seem to think so. Their confidence, as measured by the Conference Board, a research group, is at its highest since December 2000, when the dotcom b.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistApr 6th, 2017

Housing Starts Rise to 10-Year High

U.S. single-family housing starts in February hit their highest level since the recession thanks to warm weather, a strengthening economy and increased demand from buyers looking to get ahead of rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 16th, 2017

Consumer Comfort Just Reached Its Highest Level in a Decade

Americans' confidence continued to mount in the week ended March 3 as the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index reached the highest point in a decade on more-upbeat assessments about the economy and buying climate, figures showed March 9......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsMar 9th, 2017

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Level Since 2004

Americans are more confident in the economy than at any point in nearly 13 years, according to a closely followed survey that showed high expectations for growth during the new Trump administration......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 23rd, 2016

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Level in 12 Years

Americans are more confident in the economy than at any point in 12 years—according to the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index—which showed high expectations for growth during the new Trump administration......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 23rd, 2016

Consumer Confidence Highest Since Before Great Recession

FORECASTS & TRENDS E-LETTER by Gary D. Halbert December 13, 2016 Consumer Confidence Soars to Highest Since 2008 My Theory on Why Consumer Confidence is Rising Rapidly Optimism on Economy Surges Since Trump Election More Americans Are Optimistic About The.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 13th, 2016

Houston"s economy is wobbling

ShutterstockRetail sales in Texas boomed for five years straight, from March 2010, their low point during the Great Recession. Sales tax collections jumped 46% from the first half of 2010 through the first half of 2015 – dizzying growth for a mature.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2016

The Devil"s Advocate - There ARE Recession Warning Flags

I started writing on the economy because I was horrified with the biased analysis being pumped out by pundits. Even today, most analysis I read is either a simple regurgitation of the government's spin on the data or a cherry picking of data points to pre.....»»

Category: economySource: nasdaqOct 1st, 2016

Consumer confidence hits 9-year high

U.S. consumer confidence has risen to its highest point since before the Great Recession......»»

Category: europeSource: cnnSep 27th, 2016

Thousands of rooms, employees: New list of largest Austin-area hotels highlights industry"s impact on economy

Austin Business Journal's new list of the region's largest hotels is out and, no surprise, downtown once again dominates the list. The Central Business District has long been home to the highest concentration of mega-hotels, and that is where a lot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018

Steelers vs. Jaguars = $21M-plus for Pittsburgh economy

Multiple factors point to a jump in fan spending......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Confidence among Mass. employers hits highest point since 2000, report says

A new report says that employers are the most optimistic they've been since 2000 — a time that's most known for the dot-com bubble, when tech companies' valuations soared before crashing not long after. According to the report from industry group.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

A Number of US Monetary Signals Are Flashing Red… Does it Matter?

By Gordon Johnson of Vertical Group Is the US Economy as Strong as Equity Markets Suggest? US equity markets have been on fire & some economic indicators point to more optimism yet ahead .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 6th, 2018

MTG or RDN: Which Stock is Stronger for Mortgage Insurance?

On a comparative-analysis basis, we try and find out which stock, Radian Group (RDN) or MGIC Investment (MTG), is better positioned in terms of fundamentals. An improving US economy is helping all the industries to gradual.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 5th, 2018

After a bumper 2017, will 2018 be kind to the financial markets?

AFTER a bumper year for financial markets in 2017, can 2018 be anything like as good? Much will depend on the global economy. The rally in stockmarkets stretches back almost two years, to the point when worries about an era of “secular stagnati.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsJan 4th, 2018

What Hugh Johnson sees for the New York state economy

The region’s premier economic forecaster talks job growth rates, the possibility of a recession and how Albany stacks up against the rest of the state as he looks at what’s ahead for business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

After a bumper 2017, will 2018 be kind to the financial markets?

AFTER a bumper year for financial markets in 2017, can 2018 be anything like as good? Much will depend on the global economy. The rally in stockmarkets stretches back almost two years, to the point when worries about an era of “secular stagnation” sta.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJan 4th, 2018

"Not Just Murder" - Chicago Carjackings Surge To Highest Point In At Least A Decade

'Not Just Murder' - Chicago Carjackings Surge To Highest Point In At Least A Decade Tyler Durden Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:09.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 2nd, 2018