Buffalo remains among 50 biggest U.S. metros (though just barely) in new federal report

Buffalo is still one of America’s 50 largest metropolitan areas, though it is barely hanging on. The local region is 49th in new standings released by the U.S. Census Bureau......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Jobs report raises a red flag for Buffalo, adding to these signs of local economic woes

Today’s release of federal employment data raises another red flag for Western New York, pointing to local economic weakness. If a recession really is coming, as the experts seem to agree, there is good reason to wonder about the region’s resilience......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield sees biggest weekly drop since 9/11 as interest rate cut bets gain ground

U.S. Treasury yields are falling for a seventh straight session on Friday, extending a relentless slide that has taken government bond yields to new record lows amid expectations that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2020

Corporations paid 11.3 percent tax rate last year, in steep drop under Trump’s law

Ninety-one of America's biggest firms paid no federal taxes, the report found......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 17th, 2019

These 91 companies paid no federal taxes in 2018

A new report from think tank says some of the biggest companies in the country had effective tax rates of 0% or less in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 16th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb after U.S. jobs report but notch biggest weekly slide in a month

U.S. Treasury yields rise Friday after the U.S. October employment report showed the labor market remained robust, offering support to the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep rates on hold......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2019

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield sees biggest daily decline in five weeks after Fed meeting

U.S. Treasury yields fall Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third time in 2019, as the official scorecard of the economy’s health in the third-quarter shows U.S. growth is slowing.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2019

Economic Report: Empire State factory index remains barely above zero in September

The New York Fed’s Empire State business conditions index fell 2.8 points to 2 in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2019

Wall St. barely gains after mixed U.S. jobs data

The S&P 500 and Dow industrials closed slightly higher on Friday as investors digested a mixed U.S. jobs report and bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut this month, while China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 6th, 2019

Mallinckrodt’s stock suffers record plunge after report bankruptcy is being considered

Shares of Mallinckrodt PLC were suffering their biggest-ever one-day selloff toward a record low Thursday, after a report that the specialty drug company had hired restructuring advisers and was considering bankruptcy ahead of federal opioid trials......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2019

Former Delta Air Lines Safety Chief Sworn In To Lead FAA

Stephen Dickson was sworn in as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at the same time one of the biggest issues facing the agency, the grounding of the 737 MAX, remains unresolved. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 12th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold ground as Fed remains in focus

U.S. Treasury yields struggle for direction on Friday amid conflicting signs from the Federal Reserve on the case for preemptive rate cuts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2019

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield stages biggest one-day jump in six weeks after Fed remarks

Treasury yields rise Tuesday after remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and other central bankers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2019

Three-quarters of WNY"s communities are losing population; here are the biggest losers (and gainers)

More than three-quarters of the cities and towns across Western New York are losing population, according to a Business First analysis of new federal data. The region's biggest cities are suffering the sharpest declines in raw numbers. Buffalo's populati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

New population rankings keep Buffalo in the top 50 (but it was a close call)

Buffalo's population is heading in the wrong direction, but it remains one of the nation's 50 largest metropolitan areas — just barely. The two-county Buffalo metro had 1,130,152 residents as of July 1, 2018, according to new population estimates r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

U.S. labor market remains tight, economy continues to grow: Fed Beige Book

Labor markets remained tight across the United States as businesses struggled to find skilled workers and wages grew modestly, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest report on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Capitol Report: Fed’s Evans downplays recession risks for the U.S. economy

Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans on Monday said it’s understandable to be somewhat “nervous” over the U.S. growth picture, but that the economy remains in good shape......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

Bonds flash biggest recession sign since before financial crisis

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's assertion this week that the U.S. economy remains strong is facing a stern test from the bond market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

Bonds flash biggest recession sign since before financial crisis

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's assertion this week that the U.S. economy remains strong is facing a stern test from the bond market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

Economic Report: Chicago Fed economic measure cools in March from February’s nearly two-decade high

A measure of the U.S. economy from the Chicago Federal Reserve cooled to a barely positive reading in March from an upwardly revised, multiyear-high February number......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Chain restaurants are now required to post calorie counts — and these meals are the biggest offenders

Facebook/Buffalo Wild Wings Strongsville Chain restaurants must now list calories on all menus, due to a federal rule that went into effect on Monday.  The new rule could hurt sales of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2018