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Bill Cosby Gets Another Trial Date Pushed Back, Loses Another Lawyer

Another Bill Cosby hearing today and another trial date pushed back as yet another set of new lawyers are brought on board for the much-accused actor. What looked to be a routine status conference in Santa Monica on Thursday in JudyShow More Summary

Job satisfaction is up, but still well below one-time highs

With Labor Day weekend upon us, a little good news: For the first time in more than a decade, the majority of U.S. workers are satisfied with their jobs. According to new data from the Conference Boardthe research group, job satisfaction climbed for the sixth year in a row, reaching 50.8 percent, up from 49.6 percent last […]

Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Rose to a 5-Month High in August

The Conference Board said that consumers were more confident in August after, bouncing back for the second straight month after easing in both May and June. The Consumer Confidence Index... The post Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Rose to a 5-Month High in August appeared first on Shopfloor.

The Last Time This Few Americans Thought Stocks Would Drop, They Crashed

According to the latest Conference Board survey, 80% of Americans surveyed believe that stock prices will not be lower in the next 12 months. The last time the nation was so convinced of the market's 'permanently high plateau' was in...Show More Summary

U.S. consumer confidence improves again in August

The Conference Board said Tuesday that consumers' assessment of current economic conditions hit the highest level this month since July 2001.        

US consumer confidence improves again in August

American consumers give today's economy the highest grade in more than 16 years. The Conference Board said Tuesday that consumers' assessment of current economic conditions hit the highest level this … Click to Continue »

'Hope' For "Better Business Conditions" Ahead Plunges To Lowest Since Election

Headlines are crowing of a better than expected Conference Board consumer confidence index, but under the surface, things are not nearly as exuberant as the administration would like them to be. The percentage of consumers expectingShow More Summary

Teachers union boss learns nothing from election

Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of the United Teachers Los Angeles, hasn’t learned anything from the trouncing of union-backed candidates in the Los Angeles Unified school board races this year. Speaking at UTLA’s annual conference July 28, Caputo-Pearl made clear the teachers union will continue to fight school choice and push for new taxes on L.A. residents. […]

Conference Board: Online Job Vacancies fell 3.3 percent in July

Online advertised vacancies decreased 157,700 (3.3 percent) to 4,605,700 in July, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series,released today. The June Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.46 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 2.2 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. Show More Summary

Back To The Drawing Board?

Four GOP senators demand some kind of assurance from the House that if the Senate passes “skinny repeal” of Obamacare, the bill will go to conference – and not simply be passed by the House. The problem, one of many, actually, is there’s no formal mechanism for the House to assure the Senate that it won’t pass a bill the Senate just passed! This isn’t how it works!

Channeling My Inner Dragon…and Tank.

Two weekends ago I went to my first conference hosted by the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society, which may come as a suprise to some of my readers. I’m a big fan of strategy board games with Command & Colors or Overlord rules like Memoir 44, but am completely new to miniatures. I like stepping out […]

California consumer confidence dips to eight-month low

California shoppers are getting a bit queasy about the economy. The Conference Board’s California consumer confidence index for July fell to its lowest level since November, when this measure of optimism began to climb following Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election. The California dip to an eight-month low was largely due to growing unease […]

SECB Primary Election Endorsement for King County Executive: Dow Constantine

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Dow Constantine Check out The Stranger's full list of endorsements for the August 1, 2017, Primary Election here. Dear Dow: We're sorry we made you sit in a conference room for an hour with Goodspaceguy,...Show More Summary

Conference Board: Consumer Assessments of Current Economic Conditions at a 16-Year High

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment rebounded in July after a springtime lull. The Consumer Confidence Index increased from 117.3 in June to 121.1 in July, which was not... The post Conference Board: Consumer Assessments of Current Economic Conditions at a 16-Year High appeared first on Shopfloor.

Conference Board Consumer Confidence Soars To 2nd Highest Since 2000

Second only to March's highs, The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence printed at its highest level since the year 2000 (ironic given where Nasdaq is trading). Despite a tumble in 'hard' data, and a plunge in Bloomberg's economic expectations,...Show More Summary

Learn About Board Meeting Software At The Credit Union Conference Of The Year

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Oh Gizmo!

The following article is sponsored. – Ed. Credit unions across the United States are getting ready for the 40th annual Directors and CEOs Leadership Convention in Las Vegas this year.

UBER-ing: 5 Thoughts About Naming Your Primary Conference Room The WAR ROOM...

In case you missed it, one of the outcomes of the Uber fiasco - in addition to an indefinite leave for the CEO, departure of a board member for an inappropriate comment during an all-hands meeting among other things -...

A Survey on District Culture

On Friday I’m going to be offering a workshop at the Canadian School Boards Association’s National Conference entitled, “Getting Serious About Culture”: “Culture is not the most important thing, it’s the only thing.” – Jim Sinegal, Co-founder...Show More Summary

AWFUL: United Forces Child Over 2 to Sit in Parent’s Lap After Giving Away Seat to Standby Passenger

Shirley Yamauchi was flying Houston – Boston last week for a teacher conference and brought her 27 month old son. His ticket cost $1000. They boarded in Houston for the 1600 mile flight and he was seated in his seat but another passenger...Show More Summary

Online advertised job vacancies dropped in June after May increase

Online advertised vacancies decreased 45,800 to 4,763,400 in June, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series. The May Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.43 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 2.1 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. Show More Summary

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