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News by subject: Economic News/Analysis

9 june 2023

08:05
? The median U.S. asking rent fell 0.6% year over year to $1,995 in May?the largest annual decline since March 2020?according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That compares with a...


8 june 2023

17:50
Citi Global Wealth Investments today released its Mid-Year Wealth Outlook 2023 report - Opportunities on the Horizon: Investing Through a Slowing Economy. This biannual report sets out Citi Global Wealth's outlook on how investors should approach...

17:15
MSCI Inc. , a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today the results of the MSCI 2023 Global Market Accessibility Review. The detailed report, covering market accessibility...


7 june 2023

16:55
A disclaimer paragraph has been added after last paragraph of release dated May 31, 2023: The updated release reads: GEN Z INVESTORS LOVE CRYPTO, GOLD AND BANKING STOCKS, ACCORDING TO NEW APEX Q1 2023 INVESTOR STUDY - Apex Next Investor Outlook...

09:05
Today, ICSC released the results of its latest study, The Rise of the Gen Z Consumer, which examines the shopping habits, behaviors, and factors that most influence how the cohort interacts with retailers, the Marketplaces Industry, and the economy....

08:10
? One-third (33.4%) of U.S. home purchases were made in cash in April, up from 30.7% a year earlier and the highest share in nine years, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That's...

08:05
A new report on seed investments in hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment vehicles shows such transactions returning to pre-pandemic levels even in the face of challenging market conditions. The ninth annual Seward & Kissel Seed...


6 june 2023

12:35
After more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic officially ended on May 11, 2023 with the Public Health Emergency expiring. This also means the end of many parts of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act for short. The...

09:50
The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPItm) for 1-carat polished diamonds fell 1.2% in May. It stood at 7,072 on June 1, versus 7,537 at the beginning of the year. The RAPI also declined in other sizes. Slow trading at the JCK Las Vegas show reflected...

08:35
The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index ("SBEI") reported a seasonally adjusted increase of 1.34% in May. Small businesses remain focused on hiring and retaining talent as demand increases in the summer season. The CBIZ SBEI tracks payroll and...

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 April 2023. Nationwide, single-family home price growth rose by 2% year...


5 june 2023

12:35
The Investor Movement Index® (IMX?) increased to 5.12 in May, up from its score of 4.74 in April. The IMX is TD Ameritrade's proprietary, behavior-based index, aggregating Main Street investor positions and activity to measure what investors actually...

08:10
Canada, long known for its highly educated workforce and welcoming business environment, is emerging as a biopharma powerhouse as federal policies enacted at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic yield multiple benefits to startups, industry incumbents,...


1 june 2023

12:45
More than $27.23 billion has been redirected to the local economy since the UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and ADNOC launched major in-country value programs to support domestic industries. Speaking at the Make in the...

09:35
To offset rising interest rates, some vehicle shoppers opted for shorter term loans in the first quarter of 2023. According to Experian's State of the Automotive Finance Market Report: Q1 2023, the average loan term for a new vehicle for near prime,...

09:10
Global shipments of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets slowed significantly in the first quarter of 2023 (1Q23) as macroeconomic conditions worsened and the market cooled compared to the pandemic driven highs seen last year....

08:25
63 percent of employees in the US welcome AI services like ChatGPT to help them make the right decision at the workplace. A big majority of almost 80 percent though wants such digital tools to be instantly recognizable as machines. These are results...

06:05
Disruptions over the past few years, from the Covid-19 pandemic to the invasion of Ukraine, seem to be leading to the rethinking of global supply chains. How are these events affecting companies, their willingness to trade and the way they operate...


31 may 2023

11:50
According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, global shipments of smartphones will decline 3.2% in 2023, totaling 1.17 billion units for the year. This is a downward revision from...

08:10
? Real estate investors purchased 48.6% fewer homes in the first quarter of 2023 than they did a year earlier as elevated interest rates along with declining rents and housing values ate into potential profits, according to a new report from Redfin...

07:50
Today, airports, chambers of commerce, businesses, and community organizations around the country joined together to form the Coalition to Protect America's Regional Airports (CPARA), a nationwide coalition working to protect regional airports and...

03:35
TrendForce reports the total sales of New Energy Vehicles (NEVs)?comprising BEVs, PHEVs, and FCVs?reached 2.656 million units in the first quarter of 2023, marking a 28% YoY increase. Sales of BEVs contributed 1.942 million units to this total, a YoY...

03:05
AM Best is maintaining its outlook on Italy's non-life insurance segment at negative. In its new Best's Market Segment Report, "Market Segment Outlook: Italy Non-Life Insurance," AM Best says the challenging macroeconomic environment will continue...

03:05
AM Best is maintaining its outlook on Italy's life insurance segment at negative. In its new Best's Market Segment Report, "Market Segment Outlook: Italy Life Insurance," AM Best says the challenging economic environment is likely to remain a...


26 may 2023

16:55
As the US and countries around the globe face a very challenging macroeconomic environment, most Venture Capitalists have put the brakes on technology funding. Furthermore, CEO's at public and private companies alike are feverishly pivoting to...

08:05
? The number of Redfin.com users looking to move to a different part of the country is down 6% from a year earlier, the biggest drop on record, as the overall U.S. housing market remains cool in the face of high mortgage rates and economic...

06:05
Dole plc is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000® Index and the small-cap Russell 2000® Index at the conclusion of the 2023 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the US market opens on June 26, 2023. Annual Russell indexes...


25 may 2023

17:25
? Housing payments hit a new high this week as mortgage rates jumped due to progress on a possible debt-ceiling deal. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Daily average rates hit...

13:20
During the regular meeting of Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday, Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo announced the results of the latest study of the economic impact of the Houston Ship Channel and Port Houston. "The Houston...

10:15
KBRA releases research examining April 2023 retail sales. This month's report discusses the gap in retail sales growth relative to year-over-year inflation and why the Federal Reserve has signaled a potential pause in the rate tightening cycle....

10:05
Cadre, a leading technology-driven real estate investment manager, today announced the results of a survey on current investment and retirement attitudes among U.S. investors. The survey found that nearly 8 in 10 American investors are rethinking...

08:35
According to Fidelity Investments' recent Retirement Savings Assessment, the challenging economic environment, pandemic and market volatility of the last several years has left many Americans households saving less and investing more conservatively....

08:05
CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its monthly Loan Performance Insights Report for March 2023. For the month of March, 2.6% of all mortgages in the U.S. were in some...


24 may 2023

16:35
In "The Illusion of Bitcoin," CSL Consulting President Christopher Laursen and Director Alison Fitzgerald shed light on the true nature of Bitcoin and tackle critical challenges facing the world's oldest and most well-known "cryptocurrency." "We...

14:35
The latest survey of grocery shoppers by FMI ? The Food Industry Association for its U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2023 series, reveals that the meaning of "good value" is becoming more complex as consumers navigate grocery aisles. The analysis...

08:35
CBIZ, Inc. , a leading provider of financial, insurance and advisory services, has released the results of its Q2 2023 Main Street Index, taking the pulse of and gauging the outlook for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) amid the current economic...

04:05
Machine control ? the automation of construction equipment ? is key to attracting new talent and addressing the skills shortage in the sector, according to construction professionals surveyed in a new report by Topcon Positioning Systems....


23 may 2023

08:40
Over the past decade, food insecurity rates declined significantly across our community. Ten years ago, one in six north Georgia neighbors ? about 900,000 people ? identified as food insecure, lacking consistent access to enough food to live an...

08:10
Economic profits in 2022 increased materially vs. the prior year across publicly held banks in the US with JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo & Company, and Citigroup Inc contributing more than 72% of the improvement. However,...

07:05
The pandemic housing market era has made home price-growth trends more local in the last year than they have been since 2009, according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Metro-to-metro...

06:05
Nearly 70% of Gen Z and millennial1 consumers believe the current economic environment is hurting their ability to be financially independent adults and more than 1 in 4 don't feel optimistic about their current financial situation, according to new...

03:05
In this year's edition of our flagship annual publication, Barclays Research analysts delve into several supply shocks the world is likely to face in coming years and how they might impact the global economy. Analysts find that on almost all fronts,...


22 may 2023

09:40
KBRA releases its first-quarter 2023 U.S. Bank Compendium, providing the latest view of the U.S. banking industry and analysis of 1Q23 results for U.S. banks with KBRA long-term ratings. In this edition, we discuss the U.S. banking industry landscape...


19 may 2023

09:10
One in four US employees said they would struggle to find a new job if they lost their current one, according to Qualtrics research that offers another sign The Great Resignation is fading into the rearview mirror as the job market tightens. US...


18 may 2023

15:20
? The median U.S. home-sale price fell 2.7% during the four weeks ending May 14, the smallest decline in over a month. That's according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Monthly mortgage...

10:55
Kyriba's Currency Impact Report (CIR), a comprehensive quarterly report which details the impacts of foreign exchange (FX) exposures among 1,200 multinational companies based in North America and Europe with at least 15 percent of their revenue...

07:05
E2open Parent Holdings, Inc. , the connected supply chain SaaS platform with the largest multi-enterprise network, has released the latest edition of its Ocean Shipping Index, a quarterly benchmark report that provides insight for decision-making...


17 may 2023

09:10
Rootstock Software today announced results from its sponsored study, which reveals that despite inflation and other economic concerns, more than three-quarters of manufacturers (75.2%) responding to the survey have plans to boost their software...

08:05
Fiverr International Ltd. , the company that is revolutionizing how the world works together, today released its sixth annual Freelance Economic Impact Report. The comprehensive study identifies and profiles the largest markets in the United States...


16 may 2023

15:50
Wing Venture Capital, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage companies driving the AI-first transformation of business, today announced the fifth annual Enterprise Tech 30?a definitive list of the most promising, private enterprise tech...