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News by subject: Economic News/Analysis

27 september 2023

07:35
The Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC), a nonprofit organization and think tank dedicated to producing research that highlights economic opportunities for growth, has released its highly anticipated 2023 Official LDC U.S. Latino GDP Report, available...


26 september 2023

10:05
Russell Investments' strategists expect a mild recession for the U.S. economy in 2024, while market expectations for the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) to navigate a soft-landing provide equities with support for the next few months. "A soft landing...

09:35
As present fears about a big market crash or recession persist, Americans also are increasingly worried about taxes on retirement income from 401(k)s and IRAs increasing in the future, according to the 2023 Q3 Quarterly Market Perceptions Study from...

09:10
Three out of four (75%) borrowers surveyed said that resuming student debt payments will impact their ability to save for retirement, according to new insight released by Corebridge Financial and Morning Consult. The poll also showed that in order to...

08:20
An early glimpse of the U.S. income tax picture for 2024, as projected under current tax law, is now available from Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting (TAA). The new information includes estimated ranges for each 2024 tax bracket as well as projections...

08:10
? A record 26% of homebuyers are looking to move to a different part of the country, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That's up from 24% a year ago and roughly 19% before the pandemic...

07:10
The new World Robotics report shows robot installations in the United States were up by 10% to 39,576 units in 2022, almost matching the all-time peak level of 40,373 units achieved in 2018. "The United States is the largest American market and...


22 september 2023

08:05
?Mortgage rates are sitting near a two-decade high and U.S. home prices rose 3% year over year during the four weeks ending September 17, pushing monthly housing payments to an all-time high. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com),...


21 september 2023

08:05
A new survey from Kantata, the leading global supplier of purpose-build technology for professional services, found that 74% of agencies are shifting their priorities and business strategies in response to significant pressures faced amidst the...

07:50
The potential of offshore wind as a viable source of clean power for the energy transition is indisputable. Investment in the sector is growing rapidly around the world, the power capacity of installations is ramping up, and technological innovations...

01:05
Leveraging the superior conversion efficiency of N-type cells, the rise of cost-effective TOPCon cell technology in 2022 has seen N-type cell technology rapidly expand, inviting many solar industry participants into the competition. Currently, PERC...


20 september 2023

12:15
Essential Utilities today published its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, tracking key progress on the company's commitments to the environment, its employees and the communities it serves. The company achieved key supplier and...

08:05
Total construction starts rose 6% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.3 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network. Nonresidential starts rose 40% thanks to a large pickup in manufacturing and transportation buildings....


19 september 2023

09:15
OAG, the leading data platform for the global travel industry, today released Megahubs 2023, its list of the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world and the Top 25 most domestically connected airports in the U.S. New York's John...

08:35
CBIZ, Inc. , a leading provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, has released the results of its Q3 2023 Main Street Index, taking the pulse of and gauging the outlook for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) amid the current economic...

07:05
First American Data & Analytics, a leading national provider of property-centric information, risk management and valuation solutions and a division of First American Financial Corporation , today released its August 2023 Home Price Index (HPI)...

06:05
This holiday season, running November 1 through December 24, U.S. retail sales excluding automotive are expected to increase 3.7% year-over-year (YOY), according to Mastercard SpendingPulsetm. The anticipated growth in retail in the U.S. reinforces...

03:05
Achieving consistently strong underwriting returns has been a historical challenge for MENA reinsurers, however, recent market conditions favour the region's reinsurers, according to a new AM Best report. The Best's Market Segment Report, "MENA...


18 september 2023

10:30
Truckload freight volumes increased in August as shippers positioned freight ahead of the fourth quarter, said DAT Freight & Analytics, operators of the DAT One freight marketplace and DAT iQ data analytics service. Buoyed by shipments of retail...


15 september 2023

14:20
The devastating earthquake that struck Morocco on 8 September 2023 affected an area with low insurance penetration. However, a new commentary from AM Best notes that a parametric insurance arrangement covering part of Morocco's National Catastrophic...

10:45
District Lending shared new research results today regarding the 10 Cheapest States to Live In Right Now. The rankings were carefully curated based on various factors such as average home value, cheapest home prices, overall affordability, total tax...

08:05
? Residential real estate deals are falling through at the highest rate in almost a year as high mortgage rates give homebuyers sticker shock, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage....


14 september 2023

08:35
? Mortgage-rate locks for second homes were down 47% from pre-pandemic levels on a seasonally adjusted basis in August, compared to a 33% decline for primary homes, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real...

04:05
While financial analysts have downgraded the likelihood of a recession to 20% in the next 12 months, lingering recessionary fears are causing consumers to still cut spending according to the Q3 2023 Consumer Pulse Report released today by Marqeta,...


13 september 2023

19:35
The recent devastating flooding following Super Typhoon Saola in Hong Kong and other parts of China may further pressure upcoming reinsurance renewals, in what has already been a hard market the last few years, according to a new AM Best commentary....

13:40
Arctaris Impact Investors, LLC ("Arctaris Impact"), a Boston-based impact investment firm with over 14 years of experience and seven funds, is proud to present the Arctaris Annual Impact Report: Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Amplify...

09:00
For the first time in ten years, nearly all developed countries in Natixis Investment Managers' Global Retirement Index (GRI), including the United States, received a higher overall score for retirement security over the prior year. The annual index,...


12 september 2023

16:10
Toast , the all-in-one digital platform built for restaurants, today announced its Q2 2023 Restaurant Trends Report, providing insight into the overall state of the U.S. restaurant industry through an analysis of aggregated sales data from selected...

10:05
As megatrends such as decarbonization, electrification and climate adaptation continue to transform the U.S. energy ecosystem, the sector acknowledges the pressing needs to modernize the grid, bolster its resilience and accommodate the acceleration...

10:05
Northern Trust's Capital Market Assumptions (CMA) Report, an annual report of long-term average annualized return expectations for a wide range of asset classes, forecasts below-trend global growth at an annualized rate of 2.4% over the next 10...

09:10
The latest market manipulation report from Solidus Labs, a category-definer for crypto-native trade surveillance and risk monitoring, has found that crypto token deployers and liquidity providers have wash-traded at minimum $2 billion worth of...

08:20
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPItm) and HPI Forecasttm for July 2023. U.S. home price gains rebounded year over year in July,...

08:15
? The median U.S. asking rent in August was $2,052, just $2 below the record high set a year earlier, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That's up just slightly (0.7%) from a month...

08:10
Kantata, a leading global supplier of purpose-built technology for professional services, today released findings from a commissioned Total Economic Impacttm (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting. The study, commissioned by Kantata in...

08:05
Hazeltree, a leader in active treasury and intelligent operations technology for the alternative asset industry, today published its Shortside Crowdedness Report for August. The report is a monthly listing of the top 10 shorted securities in the...


11 september 2023

10:30
KBRA releases a report on the magnitude and change in distress rates of the largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) in U.S. private-label commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) 2.0 between June 2022 and August 2023. The study population...

08:00
Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the leader for in-depth research in the field of computer graphics, has published a new report ahead of the Arm (initial public offering) IPO. The ?live' report will be updated as the IPO progresses. Arm has traveled a...


8 september 2023

08:05
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the Homeowner Equity Report (HER) for the second quarter of 2023. The report shows that U.S. homeowners with mortgages (which account for...


7 september 2023

08:15
? Although mortgage rates are inching down from their recent peak, housing affordability isn't improving much, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. With the median U.S. home-sale price up...

07:05
Near Intelligence, Inc. a global Data Intelligence Platform that curates one of the world's largest sources of intelligence on people and places, today announced its new study, The Great Generational Shopping Divide, which reveals clear divisions...

06:20
New data from Global Blue   reveals that the overall global dynamic recovery for Tax Free Shopping has remained stable in Continental Europe, with a continued acceleration in Asia Pacific. Globally, issued Sales in Store like-for-like recovery...


6 september 2023

13:15
The enterprise segment of the worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market increased revenues 43.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2023 (2Q23) to $3.0 billion, according to results published in the International Data Corporation (IDC)...

10:25
The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, today showed some positive momentum. After two months of decline, the September index rose to 43.2, a 7.2% change from August's reading of 40.3. This is also the...

08:35
While carbon emissions reporting has largely been a voluntary exercise to this point, emerging environmental, social, and governance (ESG) regulations and standards will change how organizations report on ESG initiatives. International Data...

08:15
? Roughly one of every eight (12.3%) homes that sold in San Francisco during the three months ending July 31 was purchased for less than the seller bought it for, up from 5% a year earlier, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the...


5 september 2023

12:35
The Investor Movement Index® (IMXSM) increased to 5.70 in August, up from its score of 5.53 in July. The IMX is TD Ameritrade's proprietary, behavior-based index, aggregating Main Street investor positions and activity to measure what investors...

10:40
KBRA releases research to assess the potential impacts of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) plans to shift the requirement of three credit reports (tri-merge) to two credit reports (bi-merge) for single-family loan acquisitions. To do so,...

10:25
KBRA releases the August 2023 issue of CMBS Trend Watch. At the recent Jackson Hole meeting, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that more interest rate hikes could be needed due to the continued strength of the economy. However, even...

09:30
Prevailing market conditions have enabled the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market to secure advantageous terms and conditions for renewed and new programs, leading to a significant increase in yields for funds as well as catastrophe bonds,...

09:10
HouseCanary, Inc. ("HouseCanary"), a national brokerage known for its real estate valuation accuracy, today released its August Market Pulse report, which finds that list prices peaked in June while closed prices continued to achieve positive...