By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options.Read More →

The University of Hawaii’s Economic Research Organization is optimistic about the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with improving labor market conditions and the expected return of international visitors. (Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii) A University of Hawaii organization is optimistic about the state’s economic recovery from theRead More →

Historically, hourly workers have been overlooked when it comes to advances in employee benefits and experience, but now is the time for employers to get creative. (Photo: Shutterstock) Hourly workers have borne the brunt of the economic challenges of COVID-19 and beyond. They were often the first to be laidRead More →

What is a payday loan? payday ready are generally short-term unsecured loans characterized by high interest rates that generally do not require a credit check. Although there is no exact and universal definition of the term, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that this type of loan is usuallyRead More →

The 2022 Franchise Economic Outlook shows that franchising is leading the economic recovery in the United States. Tweet that “At all levels, local franchise businesses provide opportunities for economic and professional advancement,” said the IFA President and CEO. Matthew Haller. “For aspiring entrepreneurs, franchising removes barriers so they can moreRead More →

NEW YORK, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Morgan Brookshire LLC has launched an innovative business finance solution that will be available to all business owners across United States and Canada. This will be done regardless of credit issues or any other hurdles where it will be easy to get theRead More →

Advancement in the corporate sector, especially in the financial sector due to the creation of fintech applications, has changed the business landscape. Older and more established organizations are now looking for new and more advanced ways of doing business. The fintech industry produces annual revenues of billions of dollars, andRead More →

The Greater Los Angeles industrial market has undoubtedly seen a remarkable change over the past year. Strong fundamentals, including occupancy gains and construction activity, reached astronomical highs, and many Southwest regional markets posted historically low vacancy rates. As a result, Los Angeles remains one of seven markets with robust absorptionRead More →

What is a banking desert? A banking desert is a census tract or neighborhood that has no bank branches within or within 10 miles of its center. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have identified 1,214 banking deserts in the United States, the majority of which areRead More →

Noah Taborda Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas senators on Thursday approved a financial incentive package to entice manufacturers to pursue so-called megaproject initiatives in the state, despite some concerns about the message it sends to existing businesses. The bill is a response to a request from the Kelly administration toRead More →

A cargo ship full of containers prepares to leave port at the Dachanwan Port Container Terminal in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, Jan 21, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto China’s GDP increase of 8.1% in 2021, after 2.2% in 2020, exceeded that of any other major economy. However, as is known, China’sRead More →

Fort Lauderdale, FL and Cherry Hill, NJ – The Dan Marino Foundation this week has launched a new financial literacy program that offers free lessons accessible to everyone, but specifically designed for people with disabilities, with the aim of providing everyone with the opportunity to more successfully and independently navigateRead More →

Photo: CGV Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the 2017 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and during the opening session on January 17, 2017, he delivered a keynote speech titled “Jointly Shoulder Responsibility of Our Times, Promote Global Growth”. President Xi called for unrelenting promotion ofRead More →

One of the concerns is that these negative effects could spill over to the United States in an election year, sources told CNN. But other members of the administration believe the severe sanctions being considered would have a manageable impact on the United States and would be worth imposing stiffRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the real estate and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact ofRead More →

Agriculture, the modern terminology that generalizes economic activities ranging from agriculture to ranching, had been the mainstay of the world economy before paving the way for the industrial revolution. As the development of economies around the world shows, development begins with people’s adoption of agriculture, and the primary sector usuallyRead More →

Dubow’s worries are an allegory of cross-currents lashing an economy in recovery, but still disrupted by COVID, haunted by labor unrest, supply chain bottlenecks and consumers pessimistic but spendthrift. Inflation is at a four-decade high, workers are quitting in record numbers, and COVID introduces another wild card: the omicron variant.Read More →

Economist Herb Stein said if something can’t go on forever, it will stop. If Stein’s saying ever applied, it was to the currently unsustainable Italian public debt situation. Once the European Central Bank (ECB) stops buying Italian government bonds on the massive scale it has done in the past 18Read More →

The reasons for the rapid recovery revolve around three factors, said Dupont. These factors are the resilience of employers and workers and the ability to reorganize work; rapid delivery and generally good uptake of vaccines for advanced economies in particular, with eight billion doses already administered worldwide; and the responseRead More →

It took 19 months, but employment at companies in the Jacksonville area finally returned to pre-pandemic levels in September. While COVID-19 remains a threat to the economy, the outlook for 2022 is brighter for Northeast Florida. “Jacksonville’s recovery is on the fast track,” said Abbey Omodunbi, senior economist at PNCRead More →

Los Angeles County’s economy is by far the largest in Southern California, but the Inland Empire is leading population and employment growth due to falling house prices and growing demand for warehouse workers amid the boom in e-commerce. These revelations are included in the latest UCLA Anderson forecast released earlyRead More →

Information (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Tue, November 30, 2021 2021-11-30 07:00 0 637689cdfb31fff4298fa997bd04b6e0 4 Sponsored title To free The Bank Indonesia (BI) annual meeting held this week highlighted the importance of building optimism, building synergies and innovating to welcome 2022, as the economy has shown signs of improvement inRead More →

Spokane County has mostly recovered from job losses from the pandemic, but future job growth will depend on a continued influx of new residents, according to a local economist. Non-farm employment in the metropolitan statistical area of ​​Spokane – which includes Pend Oreille and Stevens counties – was 252,800 inRead More →

From a demand perspective, the US economy has fully recovered from the pandemic recession. And production, although not yet there, will return to its long-term trend in the near future. That, according to a new forecast published yesterday in the 12th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecasting Conference, hosted by UCRead More →

RIVERSIDE, California, November 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – (www.ucr.edu) – From a demand perspective, the US economy has fully recovered from the pandemic recession. And production, although not yet there, will return to its long-term trend in the near future. That, according to a new forecast published yesterday inRead More →

05 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Organizations, announced that the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will allocate $ 1 million to New Hampshire to support economic development planningRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS – Economists at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University expect the economies of the United States and Indiana to remain somewhat resilient in the face of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the supply chain issues, but labor shortages will continue to be a major concern forRead More →

The United States on Wednesday announced the launch of the Climate Entrepreneurship for Economic Development (CEED) initiative at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The initiative aims to address the climate crisis and contribute to economic development by encouraging entrepreneurial climate solutions. To achieve these goals, CEED buildsRead More →

Kentucky is experiencing unprecedented economic momentum, as Governor Andy Beshear announced this year’s plans for new premises and private sector expansion topped $ 10 billion in new investment for the first time in the Commonwealth history with over 15,200 full-time jobs advertised. “This is a monumental achievement for our stateRead More →

Blockchain technologies come with exciting promises to build trust between different parties, but have yet to realize their potential. Blockchain and antitrust pursue a common goal of freeing economic transactions, explains Dr Thibault Schrepel. Cooperation between blockchain and antitrust requires mutual understanding and concrete action points. Blockchain technologies offer greatRead More →

BoT raises hopes of economic recovery Central bank expects next week’s reopening to boost confidence and consumption The atmosphere inside the Srinagarindra train night market which reopened after being closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Bank of Thailand (BoT) expects next week’s reopening to further boost public confidence, following improvedRead More →

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Economic Development said in a press release that it has retained its status as an accredited economic development organization. The International Economic Development Council conferred accreditation on the state’s economic development agency following a one-year documentation process. LED remains the only state agency in the UnitedRead More →

On October 15, 2021, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in AltaLink Management Ltd v. Alberta (Utilities Commission) (the AltaLink decision). This decision deals with the obligation of the Crown and administrative tribunals to take into account the economic interests of Indigenous groups when making decisions. The AltaLinkRead More →

AddControlToContainer_DynamicNavigation5 Tuesday, December 7 at 2 p.m. ET Get ready for the new year with Michael Fratantoni, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) chief economist, senior vice president of research and industrial technology. For years, Fratantoni has provided economic information on the mortgage and housing market. Register today to hear his takeRead More →

“The non-residential construction backlog fell for a second consecutive month as skills and input shortages hit the industry,” said Anirban Basu, chief economist at Associated Builders and Contractors. “A growing number of contractors are reporting shortages of materials such as copper and PVC pipe. “ The construction order book indicatorRead More →

The International Monetary Fund is slightly lowering its outlook for a global recovery from the pandemic recession, reflecting continued supply chain disruptions in industrialized countries and deadly disparities in immunization rates between rich and poor countries. What would you like to know International Monetary Fund slightly lowers outlook for globalRead More →

Dive brief: The consultancy firm IMF released an updated design-build spending study last week, showing a positive outlook for the delivery method. While overall construction spending is expected to total up to $ 7.9 trillion by 2025, design-build spending is expected to reach $ 1.7 trillion, or about one-fifth ofRead More →

VANCOUVER – BUSINESS – Economic growth and business investment in Canada have weakened, severely weakening the country’s ability to encourage innovation or new business start-ups, according to a new study released by the Fraser Institute, a Canadian think tank independent and non-partisan on public policies. “Canada’s weak economic growth inRead More →

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Shipping containers are seen at the port of Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, August 21, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly The consumer confidence index fell 5.9 pts to 109.3 in September Merchandise trade deficit increases 0.9% to $ 87.6 billion in August Wholesale inventories jump 1.2%; retail stocks gain 0.1%Read More →

Delta variant slows economic growth in East Asia and the Pacific: World Bank Posted on: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 By: Bernama Text size: WASHINGTON: The recovery of the East Asia and Pacific region has been compromised by the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, the World Bank said onRead More →

At the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our inception in 1986, we have strived to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing start-up investments, traditional loans, microcredit, technical assistance and entrepreneur mentorship. Each year, SMIFRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a hearing of the United States House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US United, June 22, 2021. Graeme Jennings / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rising prices and hiringRead More →

US actions in the commercial sphere not only hamper America’s economic development, but also undermine its alliances, thereby diminishing its own world power, famed American economist Anne O. Krueger said in a recently published article on Project Syndicate. Although former US President Donald Trump’s protectionist strategy has clearly failed, theRead More →

(The Center Square) – Another major economic group has reduced its optimism for the U.S. economy this year, revising its estimates for 2021 to post slower-than-expected growth. The National Association of Business Economics released its growth projections on Monday, lowering its forecast from 6.7% growth for 2021 to 5.6%, moreRead More →

SAN JOSE, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Today, Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) announced that the World Economic Forum has named two of its smart factories in Asia to the Global Lighthouse Network, a community of leading companies that have succeeded in s ‘adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) toRead More →

While the debt saga involving China’s second-largest real estate developer, Evergrande, has caught the attention of the global investment community, there is a risk that a much larger scenario regarding the Empire’s attempts to Medium to overhaul its economic structure be ignored. Xi Jinping’s China is undertaking multiple sweeping reformsRead More →

Wikwemikong Tourism offers tours that will enhance perspectives on indigenous ways of life through sensory demonstrations of aquatic plants and how they have been used for medicinal and practical purposes. While stopping to admire the breathtaking views of Lake Huron and the historic fishing islands of Wiikwemkoong. – Photo byRead More →

Guest column by Tim Penny At the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our founding in 1986, we have strived to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing start-up investments, traditional loans, microcredit, technical assistance and entrepreneurRead More →

Debt, both public and commercial, is exploding in the United States and internationally. Interest rates are kept low by central banks. The governments of the United States and southern Europe cannot afford higher national debt rates. Neither can the private financial system of the developed world. One effect would beRead More →

Florida economists assessing the state’s tourism, housing and labor sectors say the measures add to a post-pandemic economy poised for a boom. But, they warned, it could go bankrupt if COVID-19 positivity and hospitalizations are not quelled, labor shortages do not dissipate and new housing inventories are not increased. InRead More →

Patty Silverstein On July 14, CREW Denver held its mid-year economic forecast and happy hour at the University of Denver’s Knoebel Events Center. Patty Silverstein, President and Chief Economist of Developmental Research Partners, told him economic provide for 2021 which included commercial real estate and construction industry trends. Silverstein sharedRead More →

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is presented to you in association with the European Commission. The spring 2021 economic forecast projects the EU economy to grow 4.2% in 2021 and 4.4% in 2022. The euro area economy is expected to grow by 4.3% this year and 4.4% next year. This representsRead More →

The International Monetary Fund raised its global economic forecast for the second time this year following faster vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 and fiscal and monetary support provided by governments and central banks, but it put in guard policymakers against wider income gaps and uneven recovery as richer countries recover fromRead More →

The Organization for Economic Cooperation (OECD) on Tuesday cautiously revised its global economic forecast for 2021, citing vaccine deployments and the US stimulus package adopted last week as positive signs. At a virtual press conference at the organization’s headquarters in Paris, OECD chief economist Laurence Boone told reporters she expectsRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice-President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the housing and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact of external factorsRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice-President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the housing and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact of external factorsRead More →

Society: Susan Goldstein has facilitated transactions in Sarasota and Manatee counties for over 15 years, totaling over $ 100 million. In the Sarasota area, an influx of new residents from other parts of the country is driving some commercial real estate activity. “Basically the economy is that new residents needRead More →

When economists made their forecast for 2020 12 months ago, no one could have seen what was to come. The first cases of COVID-19 were detected in December 2019 in China and it will be months before people realize the impact it would have on the global economy. Jacksonville feltRead More →