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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Grant Thornton 2013 Spring CFO survey reveals 45% of CFOs expect an improved economy during the next six months.
Posted on 05/16 at 12:06 PM
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Shipments of motion controllers and AC drives posted low single digit growth, while support services grew by nearly 15%.
U.S. industrial production contracted by 0.6 percent after strong gains in February and March.
Posted on 05/15 at 10:56 AM
Monday, May 13, 2013
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Friday, May 03, 2013
The ISM’s monthly Non-Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index used by the ISM to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 53.1 in April, falling 1.3 percent from March. Despite the decline, though, non-manufacturing activity increased for the 40th consecutive month.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Four out of five executives surveyed say nearshoring will be an important decision in coming year.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Unit orders increased 14.5% over the same period in 2012, and 10% above the previous first quarter record set in 2005.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
U.S. growth projections are particularly high, from a $2.5b market in 2011 to $9b in 2021.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Hiring expectations in U.S. above global average, with 29% of business leaders predicting growth in the coming year.
Posted on 04/17 at 09:45 AM
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Friday, April 12, 2013
Coming off a better than expected month in February, retail sales were somewhat lackluster in March, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).