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...
The outlook for the economy, based on Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort index dropped to a 13-month low this morning. This must be great news for the bulls in the equity market of course and perhaps nowhere is that better indicated than the record high spread between the 'comfort' of the wealthy and the 'comfort' of the poor. Show More Summary
Despite static design in a dynamic compact car class, the Chevrolet Cruze remains a strong performer. That's thanks to attributes such as a smooth ride, capable handling, competitive fuel economy and a quiet, comfortable interior. This year the company adds...
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve could announce a cautious first step in tapering bond purchases at its meeting next month, provided there were no "really worrisome" signs the economy was faltering, a top U.S. central banker said o...
When Colony by Jean Patou was released in 1938 it was created as a nostalgic fragrance. The economy in shambles and the world was on the verge of disaster; Patou himself has been dead for two years. Everyone needed comfort, thus perfumer Henri Almeras turned to what he considered a simpler and kinder time and place: the French Colonies. Show More Summary
Comfy, economical (if not Ford 47 mpg economical), and all the tech you want in a stealth hybrid. The car nicely balances fuel economy, passenger comfort, and big car technology in a midsize sedan with few compromises.
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Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy: Initial jobless claims fell 24,000 to 334,000. The 4-week average fell 5175 to 346,000, while continuing claims rose 91,000 to 3.114 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell a point to -28.4 in the latest week. The Philadelphia Fed Survey rose more than 7 points [...]
One of the many small traumas of life for Tibetans is a program that the Chinese government calls "Comfortable Housing." The idea, according to Beijing, is to develop the Tibetan economy and improve standards of living by building new housing developments for one of China's poorest regions. Show More Summary
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy: The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 0.2 points to -27.3 in the latest week, which is a 5-year high. Initial jobless claims rose 16,000 to 360,000. The 4-week average rose 6,000 to 351,750, while continuing claims rose 24,000 to 2.977 million. Export prices fell -0.1% [...]
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Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy: Initial jobless claims fell 9,000 to 346,000. The 4-week average fell 2,750 to 345,750, while continuing claims fell 1,000 to 2.965 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 0.9 points to -28.3 in the latest week. Personal income rose 0.5% in May, while spending rose [...]