TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were steady on Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments reiterated her confidence in the U.S. economy.
ByMarshall Hargrave: All in all, the U.S. economy has a lot of bearing on hoteliers. A strengthening GDP has the ability to drive hotel stays higher in 2014. Couple this with a number of internal initiatives to revamp its brand and you...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Lured by the promise of jobs created by the oil and gas boom, Mario Solano left his home in Miami to travel to a new life in the center of it all - North Dakota.
By Alpha Gen Capital: The marketing and events industry has seen a significant increase over the last several years as the economy has slowly gained a bit of traction and companies have become comfortable investing in such activities again. Show More Summary
The three puchasing managers' surveys suggest the economy grew well through the wettest January for very many years. Given the UK's penchant for weather-disrupted growth that is a comfort. The construction PMI was the star performer of the three. The...
As the economy improves, employees are feeling more comfortable with their career prospects. A new Glassdoor survey found that two in five employees expect a pay raise in 2014 and their fear of layoffs is at an all-time low since 2008. Show More Summary
The black sheep of Chrysler's lineup got a total makeover for 2015, with sleek new styling outside, an interior full of comfort and convenience features, and updated powertrains that promise better fuel economy. More 2014 Detroit Auto Show Coverage The...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A more robust U.S. economy could lift 2014 profits and boost corporate spending, giving some comfort to investors worried about bloated stock prices.
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index found that Americans are more positive about the national economy. American consumers have the most positive outlook on the economy since the start of the recession, according to the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index. Show More Summary
Bloomberg's weekly U.S. Consumer Comfort Index tracks the economic outlook of various demographic groups. A positive reading suggests more survey respondents are feeling positive than negative, whereas a negative reading reflects the opposite. Show More Summary
Last weekend, I took the new 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid on a 500 mile round-trip from Chicago to Indianapolis for the 2013 PRI Show. The Avalon was fast, comfortable, and posted some seriously impressive fuel economy figures while legitimately impressing the most jaded auto-critic I know: my wife. Show More Summary
The budget deal reached this month in Congress seemed to be a comforting factor in allowing the Federal Reserve to reduce the size of its bond-purchase program.
There is news that House and Senate negotiators have agreed to move Trade Promotion Authority, known as "fast track," by early next year. Those of us who fret about the economy can take great comfort in that report. In terms of goodShow More Summary
The 2014 Audi A8 L TDI courts hyperbole on many levels. The full-size luxury sedan is enormous and boatlike with decadent interior comfort. Then there's its fuel economy (at least for its size) of 24/36 mpg city/highway and its 856.8-mile...
The utility workforce crisis isn’t new. But what is new is its intensity. The improving economy is encouraging more older employees with valued skills to feel comfortable about retiring. And, of course, there still aren’t nearly enough proficient replacements to meet the growing need. It’s a tough spot to be in. via Smart Grid: Solving Continue reading ?
Morph could make the economy class experience just a little more comfortable. Unfortunately, they can't do anything about the guy drooling on your shoulder. Flying economy is an unforgiving experience. Unless you want to shell out for...Show More Summary
The pick up in economic growth that was just announced this quarter doesn’t comfort me. In fact, it shows why our economy is still in what I believe is a structural decline. Yes, growth was up 2.8% in the quarter ending September, much closer to America’s normal trend growth rate of 3& or above than it has been in a while. Show More Summary
You've just purchased that sporty compact sedan you've been eyeing and are just as satisfied as you'd hoped with its comfort and fuel economy. So it goes without saying you didn't buy the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. After all, those...
AIRBUS has thrown itself into the debate about comfort in modern airliners by calling for a minimum seat width of 18 inches in long-haul economy cabins. Why is the planemaker piping up now? Kevin Keniston, the new head of passenger comfort,...Show More Summary
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell sharply in August, a development that if sustained would make central banks more comfortable with keeping their monetary policies stimulative for an extended period of tim...