Economic

The decision of the Federal Reserve appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fed leaves low interest-rate policies unchanged

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy still needs support from its low interest-rate policies because it is growing only moderately. In a statement Wednesday after a policy meeting, the Fed said […]

10/30/2013

Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Tim Sanders, the maverick CEO of Los Angeles tech start-up Net Minds and the founder of research firm Deeper Media Incorporated. Prior to these positions, he was the Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo, as well as its Leadership Coach (2001-2005). He’s a strategic consultant to leading brands, associations and government agencies.

07/18/2013

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US services firms grow slower, hire more

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. services firms grew at a slower pace in June from May but added more jobs. The figures offered a mixed sign for companies that employ roughly 90 percent of the workforce. […]

07/03/2013

Consumer confidence

US consumer confidence at five-year high in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy rose to its highest level in more than five years, bolstered by a more optimistic outlook for hiring. The Conference Board, a New York-based private research group, […]

06/25/2013

Conference Board delays Consumer Confidence Index

NEW YORK (AP) – The Conference Board is delaying the release of its Consumer Confidence Index for October until Thursday because of Superstorm Sandy. The survey was scheduled to be released Tuesday morning, but the […]

10/30/2012

US consumer confidence jumps to 7-month high

NEW YORK (AP) – A private group says U.S. consumer confidence jumped this month to the highest level since February, bolstered by a brighter hiring outlook. The Conference Board says its Consumer Confidence Index rose […]

09/25/2012

Fed survey: US economy grew during summer

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy expanded at a moderate pace in July and early August, buoyed by stronger retail sales. The Fed report said nine of its 12 districts reported […]

08/29/2012

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