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World Economic Forum Reschedules Annual Davos Meeting May

Please try another search Economy3 hours ago (Jan 21, 2022 12:00PM ET) © Bloomberg. A World Economic Forum (WEF) sign stands at the entrance to the Congress Center on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. World leaders, influential executives, bankers and policy makers attend…

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U.S. Leading Economic Indicator Rises Strongly in December

Please try another search Economy5 hours ago (Jan 21, 2022 10:30AM ET) WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A gauge of future U.S. economic activity increased solidly in December, suggesting the expansion would continue despite challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and anticipated interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve to tame high inflation. The Conference Board said on…

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12 Mid-January Economic Nuggets

There is much to discuss in this latest mid-month Nuggets report, so let’s dive right in. The U.S. seven-day average COVID-19 case count, mainly stemming from the Omicron variant, is currently 807,000. The number is continuing to climb, although at a slower pace than a week or two ago. What are the present seven-day average…

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Economic forecasters strike deal with sub-inflation pay

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Biden Economic Advisor Claims U.S. in a “Uniquely Strong Economic Situation” Despite Record Inflation

National Economic Council Director Brian Deese speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 12, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) National Economic Council Director Brian Deese attempted to paint a rosy picture of the U.S. economy on Wednesday, on the same day the Labor Department announced inflation increased at the fastest rate…

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‘De-correlated to economic fluctuations’: Even though there is pandemic uncertainty ahead, advertisers will continue to spend more in all categories

It’s the season for forecasting 2022. With the range of predictions, one is consistent: advertisers will keep spending more than 2020 and more in each category no matter what. Even the emergence of Omicron and the possibility of further lockdowns don’t seem to have skewed that outlook. Advertisers have gotten better at managing the risks.Historic…

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POLL: Biden’s Economic Ratings Are So Bad They’re Worse Than Jimmy Carter’s In 1977

President Joe Biden’s economic ratings have sunk to lower net ratings than former President Jimmy Carter in the first December of his presidency, a CNN/SSRS poll found.The poll found that Biden holds a 45% approval rating and a 54% disapproval rating among registered voters on the economy, down from a 51% approval rating in August…

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Growth in UK economic activity drops to 10-month low, survey finds

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Australia to raise its 2022 economic growth forecast

Please try another search Economy8 hours ago (Dec 04, 2021 09:00PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Masked customers queue outside a shop in the Newtown suburb in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following an extended lockdown to curb an outbreak, in Sydney, Australia, October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia…

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Bank of Canada says economic slack not yet absorbed, but ‘getting closer’

Please try another search Economy2 hours ago (Nov 15, 2021 12:06PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Bank of Canada will not raise its benchmark interest rate until the slack…