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Consumer Confidence Is Plunging (& Soaring) As Democrats, Full-Time Workers Comfort Collapses

In the face of a collapse in the conference board confidence and ongoing weakness in Bloomberg's consumer comfort index, UMich confidence rose on the month to 91.3 (despite fading from its flash 93.1 print). While baffle 'em with bullshit continues, we note that Democrats and full-time workers confidence is lowest in at least a year. Show More Summary

“We Need Not Be Polite” Hears First National Conference On Oil Train Threats

On November 12th, I boarded a train headed to Pittsburgh, PA to attend the first national independent gathering focused on the topic of oil trains. The trip would take me through Philadelphia where an Amtrak train crashed in May resulting...Show More Summary

Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Fell to Its Lowest Level of the Year in November

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment fell to its lowest level of the year in November. The Consumer ConfidenceRead the Rest...

For Low Income Americans, All "Hope" Is Gone

The lowest income Americans appear to have officially given up on the "hope"... Source: The Conference Board Are they now the cynics too? Charts: Bloomberg

Here comes consumer confidence ...

At 10:00 a.m. ET, the Conference Board will release its latest reading on consumer confidence. Economists estimate that the index rose to 99.5 in November, from 97.6 in the prior month. In a client preview, Barclays economists wrote,...Show More Summary

NFL Power Rankings Week 12: 2015-16 Conference Standings and Super Bowl Odds

If ever there was a time for bettors to strike on 2015-16 Super Bowl odds, it's now, when Las Vegas is at its most vulnerable in the aftermath of Week 11. It's downright impossible to ignore some of the values on the board. Great teams...Show More Summary

How Changing the Way You Work Can Change Your Life

If you are like most people you spend a large amount of time engaged in your work. But do you enjoy what you do? According to the 2014 Job Satisfaction Survey conducted by the non-profit research firm the Conference Board, less than 50% of American workers are satisfied at their jobs. Show More Summary

How do communities define school success?

Last week in a session at the Iowa Association of School Boards annual conference, we were asked how our communities defined school success. Superintendents and school board members started voicing their mission and vision statements, which sounded quite lofty. I chimed in that, despite our school systems’ rhetoric, the reality for most community members probably [...]

Economic Statistics for 19 Nov 15

The Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey moved back into positive territory in November, rising from -4.5 to 1.9. The Conference Board’s index of leading economic indicators rose 0.6% in October. Initial weekly jobless claims fell 5,000 to 271,000. Show More Summary

Everyone on Wall Street is talking about this dark new China report

A new report by The Demand Institute — a collaboration between Nielsen and The Conference Board — has a dark prognostication for China. And it has got all the China watchers on Wall Street talking. "Many analysts once forecast a soft...Show More Summary

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Enviro-Sciences - 16 November 2015

I am in Denver now for the AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference. Here is the final program. Catch up on the weekly water news 7 - 13 November 2015 - click here. Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to...

Jeff Shell, a film novice, leads Universal Pictures into the digital age

A sleek black screen fills an entire wall of Universal Pictures' executive conference room. The enormous display, measuring 24 feet by 5 feet, resembles a futuristic version of the game board for the TV show "Jeopardy." It is a high-resolution, eight-dimensional digital calendar marking release...

Mizzou’s Interim President Promises to Address Racism Immediately

The Board of Curators for the University of Missouri named law professor Michael A. Middleton as the school’s new interim president Thursday afternoon, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Middleton, 68, spoke at a news conference in the early afternoon, saying his first actions would be to address the list of... More »

Turkish election board confirms AKP won election with 317 seats

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party won the Nov. 1 parliamentary election with 317 seats in the 550-seat assembly, High Election Board Chairman Sadi Guven told a news conference on Thursday to announce the official results.

Bulls win approval for D-League team in Hoffman Estates

The Bulls scheduled a 2 p.m. news conference Wednesday at the United Center with Hoffman Estates representatives after the village board approved the team's plan to start a Development League franchise there for the 2016-17 season. Though the lease agreement isn't finalized, the team is expected...

IBM CEO, Netflix CEO & Carl Icahn discuss Apple relationship at DealBook conf. [Video]

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While Apple didn’t have an official presence at the New York Times DealBook Conference yesterday (not counting former US Vice President Al Gore who sits on Apple’s board), the Cupertino company still got plenty of airtime on stage. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty explained her company’s relationship with Apple and how their partnership is beneficial for […]

DSB to Amend Lack of Answers to Media at MH17 Crash Report Presentation

A Dutch Safety Board (DSB) public hearing into the flight MH17 crash will amend the lack of a press conference at the presentation of its final report earlier this month, a Dutch lawmaker told Sputnik on Saturday.

Blues defenseman banks shot off the boards and goalie to score

Poor Ducks. Nothing is going right for the Ducks this season. Anaheim had just one win heading into Thursday night and sat dead last in the Western Conference. They can't score to save their lives, and bad luck follows them at home and on the road. Show More Summary

What We Learned At The e2e Conference

Robots writing on dry-erase boards. Hallway chatter about ultrasonic welders and bills of materials. And a couple hundred creators, inventors, and connectors all trying to bring new hardware to market.That was the scene at Jabil's Blue Sky Center in San Jose, Calif., for two days in October as the... Continue reading

HBO, Owlchemy, Legendary, Funomena notables join VRDC advisory boards

Influential figures from HBO, Owlchemy Labs, Legendary Entertainment, Funomena, and more will be playing a key role in planning the upcoming GDC 2016 co-located Virtual Reality Developers Conference....

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