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MIB: Economists are so over

Out of the destruction of the Post-World War economies, began the rise of the economists. Beginning in the United States, then going global, economists created new ideas about deficits, monetary .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 14th, 2019

The No. 1 ‘happiest country’ in the world also has one of the highest suicide rates — economists have a theory why

Some 70% of people aged 15 to 64 have a paid job and 60% participate in adult education every year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2020

Economists are slashing 4th-quarter GDP forecasts — citing poor holiday sales and warm winter weather

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Economists are lowering their fourth-quarter GDP expectations as holiday sales arrive lower than anticipated and utility use slows. Bank of America slashed its fourth-quarter growth esti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

Does a Massive Drop in Job Openings Warn That Solid Employment Has Already Peaked?

Some economists have been pointing to cracks in the overall forecast for the jobs market in 2020. One factor that will support at least some of the concerns is the Labor Department's Job Openings and........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 17th, 2020

The No. 1 ‘happiest country’ in the world also has one of the highest suicide rates — economists have a theory

Some 70% of people aged 15 to 64 have a paid job and 60% participate in adult education every year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2020

The No. 1 ‘happiest country’ in the world also has one of the highest suicide rates — these Fed economists have a theory

Some 70% of people aged 15 to 64 have a paid job and 60% participate in adult education every year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2020

Do companies suffer by offering paid parental leave? These economists believe they’ve found an answer

A team of international researchers looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parents......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2020

Tax incentives for companies don"t typically boost local economy

Amazon in , but New York state and the city still in tax incentives to private companies each year. A new academic paper suggests they may want to rethink that spending. The report, from economists... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

Economy added disappointing 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.5%

Employers added 145,000 jobs in December. Economists had forecast 160,000.       Employers added 145,000 jobs in December. Economists had forecast 160,000.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 10th, 2020

US job growth slows in December, ending 2019 on weaker-than-expected note

Economists expected U.S. employers to have added 164,000 jobs in December......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2020

The economy is expanding. Why are economists so glum?

Underlying their sense of foreboding is a widespread sentiment that the current expansion is built on a potentially shaky combination of high deficits and low interest rates — and when it ends, as it is bound to do eventually, it could do so painfully......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

American families are paying a hidden $8,000 "poll tax" to cover their healthcare costs, 2 economists argue

REUTERS/Joe Skipper Families are paying a $8,000 "poll tax" to cover the skyrocketing cost of healthcare in the United States, two.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 7th, 2020

Every American family basically pays an $8,000 ‘poll tax’ under the U.S. health system, top economists say

U.S. fami.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 7th, 2020

Do companies really suffer by offering paid parental leave? These economists believe they’ve found an answer

A team of international researchers looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parents......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2020

Stephen Moore: Will 2020"s economy continue the 2019 winning streak? Four reasons for optimism AND pessimism

Will 2020 continue the 2019 winning streak? The only thing that we know for sure is that economists don't know for sure......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 7th, 2020

Do companies suffer when they offer paid parental leave? These economists believe they’ve found an answer

A team of international economists looked at the effects of paid parental leave policies at companies in Denmark, a country that’s long had policies mandating time off for new parents......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 6th, 2020

Why Is GDP Not Useful For Looking At Freight Conditions In The Economy?

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the most commonly referenced metric of economic activity and is tracked by economists, market analysts and politicians to gau.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 6th, 2020

Experts predict what the 2020 housing market will bring

Most economists anticipate the market moving sideways, propped up by strong employment and low mortgage rates but dragged down by low inventory......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 6th, 2020

U.S. construction spending rises 0.6% in November

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Spending on U.S. construction projects increased 0.6% in November at a annual rate of $1.32 trillion, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists poll.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2020

From opioid deaths to student debt: A view of the 2010s economy in charts

The 2010s saw the U.S. economy achieve its longest-ever expansion, with notable milestones such as 110 months of uninterrupted job gains and an unemployment rate near a half-century low becoming easy bragging points for politicians and economists alike......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 31st, 2019

The Fed: Fed study finds Trump tariffs backfired

A study by Federal Reserve economists found that President Trump’s initial round of trade tariffs in 2018 backfired on the U.S. manufacturing sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 27th, 2019