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NY Times Blasts St. Louis Prosecutor Bob McCulloch

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Most people who watched the press conference given by St. Louis country prosecutor Bob McCulloch likely came away wondering what, exactly, had just happened. As The New York Times editorial board explains, it was a disaster from start...Show More Summary

UMich Confidence Misses By Most In 13 Months

Following the Conference Board's tumble in confidence, Bloomberg's consumer comfort index surged this morning (rather aberrationally) to highs not seen since 2007. However, while UMich consumer confidence rose from last month to its highest since July 2007, it missed expectations by the most since October 2013. Show More Summary

Consumer Confidence Surprises to the Downside

The Latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through November 13. The headline number of 88.7 was a surprising drop from the revised October final reading of 94.1, a downward revision from 94.5. Today's number was well below the forecast of 95.9.

Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Fell in November

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell in November. The Consumer Confidence Index was anticipated to build onRead the Rest...

Here Comes Consumer Confidence... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The November reading on consumer confidence from Conference Board is set for release at the top of the hour. Expectations are for the reading to come in at 96, up from 94.5 last month. October's 94.5 was a seven-year high for the index, which jumped sharply from 89.0 in September. Show More Summary

Sustainability Accounting Standards Matter Now: Reflections from ISSP ’14

The 2014 ISSP conference highlighted many standards within the sustainability reporting realm. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's budding presence suggests it is gaining traction.

Canada, Ireland Top Food Safety World Ranking

A new, comprehensive report ranks Canada and Ireland as the top countries in food safety performance. The document, produced by The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Food in Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph’s...Show More Summary

Conference Board Leading Economic Index Increased Again in October

The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for October is now available. The index rose 0.9 percent to 105.5. September was revised downward to 104.3 percent (2004 = 100). The latest number came in above the 0.6 percent forecast by

NYT Editorial Board Pushes Back Against Chinese President’s Comments on Press Access

The New York Times pushed back against Chinese President Xi Jinping in an editorial published Wednesday evening after Xi Jinping snubbed Times’ reporter Mark Landler during a press conference and all but confirmed the Chinese government...Show More Summary

Supercharge Your CSR Commitments Through Employee Engagement

As demonstrated at the Conference Board of Canada’s CSR Summit in Toronto Oct. 29-30, a number of Canada’s most successful companies are leveraging their corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitments as opportunities to create fulfilling employee engagement opportunities.

5 upcoming events to add to your work calendar

The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that can help move your career forward. Show More Summary

The Economy Is So "Strong" It Just Cost Obama The Senate

Based on the ridiculous, seasonally-adjusted data released day after day by the various US "Departments of Truth", also known as the BLS, the Census, the Dept of Commerce, UMichigan, ADP, the Conference Board and so on, the US economy is so strong and consumer confidence is so resurgent, America is on the verge of a second golden age. Show More Summary

Feds zero in on cause of SpaceShipTwo crash

There are still months of investigating left to be done on SpaceShipTwo's tragic crash in the Mojave desert Friday. But after the National Transportation Safety Board held the last of four Mojave-based press conferences on the investigation...Show More Summary

Before G20 Summit In Australia, Host City Airport Bans Climate Billboard

Brisbane airport vetoed a billboard asking for climate change to be added to the G20 conference agenda. Apparently there is no connection to the coal interests on the commission's board. The post Before G20 Summit In Australia, Host City Airport Bans Climate Billboard appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 3 November 2014

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Plenty of news from last week. Today it's the start of AWRA's 50th anniversary celebration at its 49th Annual Conference. Check out the 'Ebola' category just below the second red heading. Do you know of a colleague who would be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards? Please forward to them....

SpaceShipTwo pilots named as crash investigation begins

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The pilots of the SpaceShipTwo spaceplane that crashed during a test flight on Friday have been identified. Meanwhile, Acting Chairman Christopher A. Hart of the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a press conferenceShow More Summary

50+ events for professionals in PR to mobile development

The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that we think can help move your career forward. Show More Summary

Internet of Things: Security vs. Time To Market

Last week I had the opportunity to take part on panel at the Sector Security Conference in Toronto. Just for the record, I’m also on the advisory board for that conference so we’re clear. The main thrust of the panel was dealing with predictions for the coming calendar year. I’m no fan of predictions in general. Continue reading ?

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Rose to Seven-Year High

Confidence among U.S. consumers rose in October to a seven-year high as gasoline prices dropped and the job market improved. The Conference Board’s index climbed to 94.5 this month, the highest since October 2007, from a September reading of 89 that was stronger than initially estimated, the New York-based private research group said today. Show More Summary

Conference Board: After Ebbing in September, Consumer Confidence Rebounded in October

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment rebounded in October after ebbing in September. The Consumer Confidence Index rose fromRead the Rest...

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