Employment increases as US economy stutters
- Forecast Disagreement in the Survey of Professional Forecasters. SILL, KEITH // Business Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia);2014 2nd Quarter, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p15
The article provides information about the Survey of Professional Forecasters (SPF), an important resource for assessing the predictions and performance of professional forecasters in the U.S. conducted by the Philadelphia Federal Research Department's Real-Time Data Research Center, the SPF is...
- Downright ugly jobs report. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;4/14/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 42, p9
The article discusses the downtrend in employment in the U.S. as an indication of the onset of a recession. It cites a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that showed the biggest monthly decline in employment when it was reduced by 80,000 in March 2008. It further reports that the...
- QUARTERLY OUTLOOK. Schunk, Donald L. // Business & Economic Review;Apr-Jun2005, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p24
Presents a quarterly outlook on the economic conditions in South Carolina. Economic growth of South Carolina and national economies; Estimate of real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2004; Job growth; Forecast continuation of short-term interest rates by the Federal Reserve.
- U.S. Industrial Activity. // U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Manufacturing & Mining;2004 2nd Quarter, p17
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- Evansville. Blalock, M. Gale // Indiana Business Review;Winter2004, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p12
Provides information on the index of economic activity in Evansville, Indiana as of December 2004. Decline of trade and electricity sold to industrial users; Rate of metropolitan area employment in wholesale and retail trade; Effect of high interest rates on the financial services industry.
- The Last Throw Of The Dice? // Emerging Markets Monitor;6/7/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1
Discusses the impact of risks from potential interest rate hikes in China, terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia and a strong U.S. employment on the global economy. Effect of the risks on Asian equities; Attempt of U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan to reassure the markets about the...
- Think-tank dispels immigration myths. // Regeneration & Renewal;5/2/2008, p9
The article highlights the research conducted by the think-tank The Work Foundation on the effects of immigration in Great Britain. According to the author, the study shows that claims that foreign workers are forcing down wages and preventing Britons from finding work are false. He added that...
- Euro area: Outlook relatively good. // OECD Observer;Dec2007/Jan2008, Issue 264/265, p43
The article presents an economic outlook for Europe as of 2008-2009. The region's economic performance has been greatly improve by higher interest rates, strong currency and tighter credit conditions, with growth projected to return to its potential rate following a slight weakening. Increasing...
- Economist: More workers wanted. Richardson, Chris // BRW;2/10/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p28
Reports on the statistics which show that Australia is the most prosperous. Indication of lowest unemployment rate, low interest rates and highest business investment; Success of the country in maintaining the best terms of export and import trade prices; Rise in the supply-side capacity aiding...