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Fed’s Mester Comfortable With Raising Rates ‘Relatively Soon’

The U.S. economy has improved to a point where the risks of delaying policy tightening by the Federal Reserve could soon outweigh the benefits of keeping rates near zero, a top Fed official said Thursday, suggesting a June liftoff in rates is possible if incoming data allow.

Airbus eyes new seating configurations as economy traffic booms

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbus plans to offer airlines more choice in the way they configure their planes, and sees carriers opting for different levels of comfort and seating within the economy cabin of their planes, a senior Airbus executive said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Boeing's New 'Sleep Support System' May Provide Comfort in Economy

last weekLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

You know that moment when you're deep into a long-distance journey and you just cannot get comfortable enough to sleep? And you'd do just about, or pay just about anything for some sort of bed, or sleep support for even a few hours of life-rewewing sleep? Well, Boeing may have a little something for you. Show More Summary

First Delta Comfort+™ Flight – Above Average

Delta’s rebrand of its former Economy Comfort product has caught a bit of ribbing by some. Why? It’s easy to just shorten Comfort+ to C+. Last week, was my first opportunity to try the product since its March 1 introduction. While coach will always be coach, there are a few things that are hard to ignore.... Show More Summary

Report: Americans Are Optimistic About Their Finances But Few Actually Feel Secure

Americans’ positive feelings about the economy have officially returned to the level they were at on the eve of the Great Recession, according to a new study from Pew Charitable Trusts. While that might sound comforting, it doesn’t mean...Show More Summary

David Rosenberg doesn't know how to feel about this force anchoring 90% of the industrialized world

At its most recent Federal Reserve FOMC meeting, Fed officials said they were comfortable keeping interest rates near zero for a while as the economy slowly grows and inflation rates stay nice and low. Central banks around the worldShow More Summary

Tech economy is booming with no bubble burst in sight, report says

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Silicon Valley’s economy is booming, according to the Silicon Valley Index, an annual analysis of the region’s job creation, growth rate, earnings and capital investments. And, in comforting news for investors, it shows no signs of slowing down.

Tech economy is booming with no bubble burst in sight, report says

Silicon Valley’s economy is booming, according to the Silicon Valley Index, an annual analysis of the region’s job creation, growth rate, earnings and capital investments. And, in comforting news for investors, it shows no signs of slowing down.

United Coach is About to Get Worse: Planning a New High Density 777 With 100 More Seats

Aviation Week carries a story about United planning for a less comfortable Boeing 777 experience. They’ll do 10-across seating in economy, like American has in their new and reconfigured 777s and has become common worldwide such as with Air France and Emirates. Show More Summary

Why Priceline’s problems may soon be tech’s problems

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Sometimes it seems like the tech industry is its own little world, comfortably insulated from the turmoil that might be happening in other parts of the global economy. That seemed the case back in 2009, when the streets of San Francisco seemed much more bustling with startup activity than anywhere else in the country. Show More Summary

New ‘Basic’ Airline Ticket Is Worse Than Any Low-Fare Carrier Option

Delta recently introduced a new five-tier airfare scheme, including a revamped low-price "Basic Economy" ticket that's the riskiest, most restrictive, and least comfortable option in the sky.

What Are Delta’s New Delta One And Comfort+ Cabins?

Delta, which is no doubt the greatest "innovator" of any US legacy carrier, put out a press release yesterday entitled "Delta Redefines Cabin, Upgrades Premium Economy Options." Delta is taking the whole "redefining" thing pretty literally,...Show More Summary

Don’t Be Fooled By Today’s Big Marketing Announcement from Delta (It’s a Devaluation)

Delta is rebranding BusinessElite as Delta One and their extra legroom economy product as Delta Comfort+. Delta One, First Class and Delta Comfort+ are getting new seat covers. Delta 737 first class Over the weekend Delta eliminated free drink coupons for Gold elites and higher checking in online who had not been upgraded. Show More Summary

2015 Nissan Murano First Drive

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Nissan has a specific buyer in mind for its redesigned Murano. The midsize SUV has shed weight and increased fuel economy, but it's the upscale interior and comfortable ride that will woo and wow shoppers, whether they're the ideal empty-nester...

Asia Takes Comfort In U.S. Economic Resilience, Euro Struggles

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as fresh signs of resilience in the U.S. economy offset some of the gloom over a weakening global outlook, while the euro wallowed near two-year lows before a much-anticipated European Central Bank meeting. Show More Summary

Travelers Rank the Comfiest Economy Seats on U.S. Airlines

Economy class is rarely described as comfortable, and the shrinking size of airplane seats is something travelers have mostly come to accept. Mostly. See also: Know Before You Go: All the Airline Fees by Carrier But some airlines are worse than others, so Airfarewatchdog polled U.S. Show More Summary

Which Airlines Have The Most Comfortable Coach Seats?

“Oh, goodie! I get to sit in coach for X amount of hours! I can’t wait to stretch out and relax,” said no one ever before flying, because in economy class, luxurious leg room and a sweet ratio of cushion to rump comfort is not what you’re paying for. That being said, some airlines are better at pleasing our behinds … [More]

Middle-Class Comfort Plunges To 4-Year Lows Relative To Rich

Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort gauge dropped to 4-month lows this week with across the board collapses in personal finance confidence, buying climate, and the state of the economy (78% not-so-good). However, it is under-the-surface data that exposes the sad reality of this so-called 'recovery'. Show More Summary

The Most Comfortable Airlines for Flying in Coach

Not all of us can or are willing to pay to sit in the more roomy seats at the front of the plane. But that doesn't mean you have to be uncomfortable when you fly. Some airlines have at least decent economy (coach class) options. Read more...

Flight Review: Delta’s Upgraded Transcontinental Economy Comfort

Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 at JFK – Photo: David Parker Brown | AirlineReporter Delta Air Lines recently upgraded their Economy Comfort cabin for trancontiental flights from New York to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. I recently had a trip from JFK to SEA and decided to give the upgrade a shot. The [...]Show More Summary

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