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796 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Labor Force Participation: The U.S. and Its Peers Monday, June 22, 2015 By Maximiliano Dvorkin, Economist, and Hannah Shell, Research Associate The U.S. labor market has changed drastically over the past 50 years. As the following figure shows, the..."

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411 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Earlier I posted some questions for next year: Ten Economic Questions for 2015. I'll try to add some thoughts, and maybe some predictions for each question.Here is a review of the Ten Economic Questions for 2014.3) Unemployment Rate: The unemployment..."

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446 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Earlier I posted some questions for next year: Ten Economic Questions for 2016. I'll try to add some thoughts, and maybe some predictions for each question.Here is a review of the Ten Economic Questions for 2015.3) Unemployment Rate: The unemployment..."
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363 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"On Friday I noted an article by Derek Thompson in the Atlantic: The Misguided Freakout About Basement-Dwelling MillennialsMore than 15.3 million twentysomethings—and half of young people under 25—live "in their parents’ home," according to official C..."
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166 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
startups, finance, business
"India's finance ministry on Monday said it will hold interactive meetings with foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and domestic financial market participants as part of the government's endeavour to improve ease of doing business in financial markets...."

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429 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"The labor force participation rate is one of the most buzzed about parts of the monthly jobs report. The labor force participation rate, or the percent of the civilian population over 15 that is either working or searching for work, has fallen from 6..."
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420 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2016 iJoin Solutions, the leader in mobile enrollment, engagement and independent participant analytics solutions for retirement plans, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with North American KTRADE Alliance,..."

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405 words • intermediate • 4 years, 6 months ago
"Reader MC sent me the following graph and asked "This chart looks highly questionable for a number of reasons. Any thoughts?"Usually I ignore this nonsense, but I have a little extra time today - and this is an egregious example of "Graph Fail"Click ..."
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387 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"At the voluntary phase of retail competition and open access (RCOA) in the restructured electricity sector, the participation of contestable customers (CCs) was still fledgling at just 36.5-percent level, entailing then that the industry players woul..."

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1346 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, June 17-18, 2014. Excerpt: Some committee members had been asked by members of the public whether, if tapering in the pace of purchases continues as expected, the final reduction would come ..."

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"From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 28-29, 2014. Excerpts: In their discussion of the economic situation and the outlook, most meeting participants viewed the information received over the intermeeting period as sugges..."

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757 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Every month, with the release of the employment report, we see commentary that says "the labor force participation rate is at or near a 30 year low". Duh! That was expected based on demographics and is not worth reading (Note: the participation rat..."
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361 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, April 28-29, 2015 . Excerpts: In their discussion of communications regarding the path of the federal funds rate over the medium term, participants expressed a range of views about when eco..."

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311 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) introduced ASEAN Post Trade services to its Participating Organisations (POs) for outbound (non-Bursa Malaysia Securities’) trades executed on participating ASEAN stock exchanges that are currently on th..."

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"Last week's excellent jobs report was excellent. EXCEPT... it showed no upward trend in real average hourly wages. Some people have speculated that the reason for that is that demographic shifts mean that higher paid, older Boomers are retiring as yo..."

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477 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
startups, business
"Kingston Live Entertainment (KLE) group said this week that groundbreaking is imminent for Bessa, a resort project which has been in gestation since 2013. Described as a lifestyle-themed boutique villa community, the project is a joint venture with ..."
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183 words • intermediate • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"PARIS, July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following some information related to sale talks that Ipsos would have with a number of private equity firms, LT Participations, the holding company of Ipsos, controlled by Mr. Didier Truchot, indicates that ..."
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231 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Stocks have fallen flat and the dollar rallied in the wake of the Federal Reserve's FOMC minutes. In the minutes, Fed officials said the labor market was far from fully normal. But it also warned that job gains could nevertheless bring rate hikes soo..."
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199 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Since about the turn of the millennium, the labor-force participation rate, or the share of American civilians over the age of 16 who are either working or looking for a job, has dropped pretty dramatically, with an acceleration in that drop after th..."

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3497 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Part 3: Summary of Economic Projections Monetary Policy Report submitted to the Congress on February 10, 2016, pursuant to section 2B of the Federal Reserve Act The following material appeared as an addendum to the minutes of the December 15-16, 201..."

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