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4 august 2023

08:05
? The typical U.S. homebuyer's monthly mortgage payment was $2,605 during the four weeks ending July 30, up 19% from a year earlier and down just $32 from early July's all-time high. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the...


3 august 2023

13:05
AM Best-rated captive insurance companies posted a strong year in 2022, doubling pretax operating income over the previous year and recording the largest premium increase in a decade. A new Best's Market Segment Report, "Feasibility and Utility...

12:10
The overall P&C industry is forecast to finish 2023 with a net combined ratio at 102.2, nearly identical to the final 2022 result of 102.4. Poor personal lines underwriting performance is the key driver in both years, with personal auto forecast at...

09:05
ICSC: ATTN: Retail/Real Estate/Business/Economic Editors and Reporters   WHO: ICSC   WHAT: Consumer behavior data for the 2023 back-to-school shopping season   WHEN: The ICSC...

07:35
Tradeweb Markets Inc. , a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, today reported total trading volume for July 2023 of $25.6 trillion (tn). Average daily volume (ADV) for the month was...


2 august 2023

10:20
A new report released today by doxo reveals that while the average U.S. household spends $24,557 annually on the most essential household bills (which is 35% of the U.S. household median income of $70,784) and roughly $2,046 per month, many states...

07:05
Thirty-six percent of U.S. families have skipped meals due to financial reasons in the last year according to the fourth wave of the dunnhumby Consumer Trends Tracker (CTT) released today. The quarterly study ? now completing its first year ? also...


1 august 2023

09:05
Emburse, a leader in travel and expense (T&E) management, announced today the results of its Q2 2023 SpendSmart Travel Trends report. This quarterly report tracks how much organizations spend on business travel, as well as trends for booking volume...

09:05
According to Forrester's 2024 Planning Guides, more realistic budget expectations will serve leaders well as they enter 2024, but now is not the time to hunker down, as stakeholder expectations for growth remain steadfast. Additionally, to...

08:35
According to the Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch, hourly earnings growth (3.95%) has dipped below four percent for the first time since 2021, and one-month annualized growth in hourly earnings remains below four percent for the...

07:15
Recent research1 from Blackhawk Network (BHN), the leader in global branded payment technologies, shows that nearly all consumers surveyed are still concerned about the economy and continue to adapt their shopping and gifting behaviors accordingly....


31 july 2023

04:20
The latest FICO data on UK credit card trends reveals the continued see-saw picture of consumer credit card habits seen for the last 12 months. More consumers missed at least one payment during May after the rise and fall of March and April....


27 july 2023

11:50
U.S. workers compensation insurers were able to underwrite profitably between 2019 and 2022 even as significant changes occurred in the nation's workforce due to the pandemic, according to the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I). "The line's...


26 july 2023

12:05
KBRA releases a report on U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loan performance trends observed in the July 2023 servicer reporting period. After a slight improvement in June, the delinquency rate among KBRA-rated U.S. CMBS rose sharply...

08:10
New data from Dodge Construction Network found that the value of commercial and multifamily construction starts across the top 10 metropolitan areas of the U.S. fell 10% in the first half of 2023, relative to that of 2022. Nationally, commercial and...

00:05
Global venture capital investment dropped for the sixth consecutive quarter in Q2'2023 ? falling from $86.2 billion across 10,121 deals in Q1'23 to $77.4 billion across 7,783 deals in Q2'23. Increasing interest rates, stubbornly high inflation,...


25 july 2023

09:10
HFS Research today published a study1 commissioned by Celonis and IBM Consulting that shows approximately 90% of surveyed enterprise leaders are suffering from supply chain disruption, and more than 75% cited the volatile market conditions marked by...

09:00
After a robust start to the year with inflation easing, some stock markets reaching double digit returns, and bond yields reaching 15-year highs, economists and investment strategists are feeling more confident that recession risk is receding in H2...


21 july 2023

09:05
Information Services Group (ISG) , a leading global technology research and advisory firm, has launched a research study examining service providers helping telecom, media and entertainment companies deliver product simplicity and consistent service...


20 july 2023

16:10
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management today announced results from its quarterly individual investor pulse survey: Amid signs of cooling inflation, investor optimism ticks up. Over half (54%) believe that inflation will reach normal levels by the end...

13:10
Corbin Advisors, a strategic consultancy accelerating value realization globally, today released its quarterly Industrial Sentiment Survey. The survey, part of Corbin Advisors' Inside The Buy-Side® publication, is based on responses from 35...

03:05
Investment Metrics, a Confluence company, ("Confluence"), the leading global provider of investment analytics, reporting, data, and research solutions, today released its first-of-its-kind Client Lifetime Revenue Report, an analysis of account...


19 july 2023

12:35
U.S. population growth in hurricane-prone states, coupled with the increasingly heavy rainfall which accompany these storms, has generated costlier insurance claim payouts for wind and flood-caused property damage, according to the Insurance...

12:20
Apartment market conditions continued to weaken in the National Multifamily Housing Council's (NMHC's) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions for July 2023, as the Market Tightness (26), Sales Volume (40), Equity Financing (22) and Debt...

11:10
While Egypt's insurance market is proving resilient in the face of the country's challenging economic conditions in 2023, the continuing rise in interest rates and inflation means that insurers are finding it difficult to sustain growth rates in real...

10:05
Softeon, a global supply chain software provider with the industry's best track record of customer success, has released a new white paper that looks at the state of Warehouse Management Systems in the Cloud in 2023. Compared with some other types...

09:05
The "Great Wealth Transfer" is underway and 15% of American adults expect to receive an inheritance in the next decade, according to the latest findings from the New York Life Wealth Watch survey. While inherited wealth may provide a financial lift...

03:05
Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published The Industrial Metaverse, Making the invisible visible to drive sustainable growth, the latest report from the company published under the ?Blue Shift' banner. These reports explore the impact of new...


18 july 2023

09:05
Polymesh Association, the leader in real world asset tokenization and blockchain technology for capital markets, today published its report on Regulatory Developments in Digital Assets: APAC - 2023, which examines recent regulatory initiatives in...

08:15
? Roughly 14 of every 1,000 U.S. homes changed hands during the first six months of 2023, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That's down from 19 of every 1,000 during the same period of...

08:10
Researched by Industrial Info Resources -- Newmont Corporation (Greenwood Village, Colorado) has issued a statement asking workers to end a strike at its Peñasquito mine in Mexico, adding the work stoppage has forced the company to "rethink our...


17 july 2023

13:05
The NYU Stern School of Business released a new book today, SVB and Beyond: The Banking Stress of 2023, authored by 10 leading economics and finance scholars from NYU Stern, and including contributions from external collaborators. In the aftermath of...

11:10
Researched by Industrial Info Resources -- While in the early stages of the energy transition, data from Industrial Info show a divergence emerging in the downstream energy sector as the market adjusts to the rollout of more electric vehicles. U.S....

08:05
? A record low number of homes for sale combined with an uptick in homebuyer demand propped up housing prices in June, even as elevated mortgage rates kept many buyers on the sidelines. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the...

06:05
Despite continued macroeconomic challenges, just under half of US midsize business leaders expect a recession in the second half of 2023, finds JPMorgan Chase's 2023 Midyear Business Leaders Outlook survey released today. Forty-five percent of...


13 july 2023

12:25
The Golden State showed lower than expected results in sales tax receipts in the first quarter of 2023, reporting an overall decline of 1.1% in sales and use tax revenue compared to the same period in 2022. Impacts of weather on building and...

12:15
Corbin Advisors, a strategic consultancy accelerating value realization globally, today released its quarterly Earnings Primer®, which captures trends in institutional investor sentiment. The survey, which marks the 55th issue of Inside The...

11:50
Opportune, a leading global business advisory firm, announced today the release of a cost-benefit analysis assessing how proposed additional bonding requirements may affect both the U.S. taxpayer and independent oil and gas lessees in the Gulf of...

09:05
The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) today refreshed a free, interactive tool showing that state laws banning accumulator and maximizer clauses in health insurance policies have not increased the cost of health insurance. In nineteen states,...

08:15
? The median U.S. home-sale price rose 1.5% from a year earlier during the four weeks ending July 9, the first increase in nearly five months. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage....


12 july 2023

16:20
Today, Apartments.com ? a CoStar Group online marketplace ? released an in-depth report of multifamily rent growth trends for the second quarter of 2023. Supply continues to outpace demand across the country with 520,000 new units expected to be...

09:35
AFS Logistics, an industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, and TD Cowen announce the third quarter (Q3) 2023 release of the TD Cowen/AFS Freight Index, a snapshot with predictive pricing for truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL) and...

09:30
Food retailers and suppliers, facing formidable challenges with a changing workforce, inflation, supply chain hurdles, intense competition and shifting consumer buying habits, are investing in more creative and proactive approaches to future-proof...

09:10
According to Forrester's The Top 10 Emerging Technologies In 2023 report, generative AI will begin to deliver significant return on investment for most enterprises in the next two to four years. To fully benefit from generative AI's applications,...

08:10
New research illustrates how much Walmart will continue to challenge regional grocers' eGrocery business. The low-price market leader enjoys on average a 15% price advantage online based on a large basket of groceries in the U.S.; it relies very...


11 july 2023

10:05
The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, today revealed a 1.0% drop from last month's reading. The July index fell to 41.3, down from 41.7 in June. It now sits at its lowest point since November 2022...

08:35
The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index ("SBEI") reported a seasonally adjusted increase of 1.98% in June. Seasonal trends contributed to the employment gains as the summer months typically require additional hiring in recreational activities. The...

08:15
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPItm) and HPI Forecasttm for May 2023. Annual U.S. single-family home price growth slowed for the 12th...

04:40
KBRA Europe (KBRA) releases research that examines the key fiscal challenges facing France, its plans to address them, and highlight the country's credit rating concerns and expectations. In KBRA's view, France is currently undergoing a transition...


10 july 2023

08:10
Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), today published findings from the 2023 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), the world's...