Ken Goldstein

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Name: Ken Goldstein
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Bloomberg ad signals new political trend

Experts expect between $6 and 7 billion will be spent on messaging during the 2016 campaign season and its run-up . The Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision opened the door to more outside spending on advertising, and that has changed a lot of things ... [Published Marketplace - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Brookline voters make their case for treasurer candidates

State’s money will be safe with Conroy I am supporting Rep. Tom Conroy for state treasurer. The office and duties of state treasurer matter, and Tom is the most qualified candidate for the job. The treasurer is responsible for investing billions of taxpayer ... [Published Wicked Local Brookline - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Brouhaha over dispensary distracts from need to proceed on medical marijuana

RE “STATE urged to halt marijuana license” (Metro, Aug. 21): Notwithstanding the to state lawmakers and officials, I support the license that has been granted to New England Treatment Access to open in a good location in our town, as do many others.Massachusetts ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Leading Economic Index shows acceleration for homebuilders

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index is a forward-looking index mainly used to identify turning points in the economyThe index of Leading Economic Indicators (the LEI) is a business cycle indicator. It’s based on 11 different economic statistics: ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers' spending sending encouraging signs

BOSTON -- Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back.It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats -- a discretionary purchase ... [Published TH Online - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Political ads keep community papers afloat

For years now, newspapers and magazines have been dealing with a decline in advertising, including a drop in political advertising. There is an exception to that, however. Candidates still see value in periodicals that serve specific communities, including ... [Published Marketplace - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Economic Watch: Indicators, Existing Home Sales, Manufacturing Jump

The latest measure on the condition of the U.S. economy and where it's heading shows improvement again, according to the private research group The Conference Board.Its Leading Economic Index increased 0.9% in July to 103.3, following a 0.6% increase ... [Published Trucking Info - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Leading Economic Indicators Point to Stronger Activity Ahead

Leading economic indicators in the United States experienced a sharp increase in July, signaling what analysts hope will be a stronger second half of 2014.The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.9 percent last month to 103.3, building ... [Published The MReport - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Brookline residents urge state to strip medical marijuana company’s license

More than 100 Brookline residents are urging state regulators to strip a medical marijuana company of its provisional license to operate because its leaders “violated the public trust,” according to a letter sent Tuesday to the state health department, ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hats off to the American consumer

BOSTON — Written off in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the U.S. consumer is back. Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back.It’s noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women’s hats _ a discretionary purchase ... [Published Sun Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Primaries Project: The Importance of Margins

It’s official. With Senator Lamar Alexander’s primary win last week, the Tea Party has failed to defeat any sitting incumbent Republican Senators this cycle. And yet, in spite of successes on the part of the mainstream Republican party, as we go into ... [Published Brookings Institution - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer confidence is on the rise

Consumers in the Garden State and across the country are feeling more confident about the economy than they have in a long time.(Andrew Burton, )The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index is up to 90.9 this month, the highest reading since October ... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Jul 30 2014]

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"this is the consumer saying ... it finally has gotten better" said Ken Goldstein, a veteran economist with the group
"july's increase in the lei, coupled with its accelerating growth trend, points to stronger economic growth over the coming months" Goldstein said
"the pace of economic activity remained reasonably strong in july" said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference Board. "Although retail sales were a little disappointing, hiring and industrial activity improved...

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August 2014 Furniture Insights® - Monthly Econo... [Published Furniture World Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Anti-Bloomberg ad signals new political trend [Published Marketplace - Aug 29 2014]
Letters: Brookline voters make their case for t... [Published Wicked Local Brookline - Aug 27 2014]
Brouhaha over dispensary distracts from need to... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 26 2014]
The Leading Economic Index shows acceleration f... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 25 2014]
Consumers' spending sending encouraging signs [Published TH Online - Aug 24 2014]
Political ads keep community papers afloat [Published Marketplace - Aug 22 2014]
Leading Economic Indicators Point to Stronger A... [Published The MReport - Aug 21 2014]
US leading index rises in July [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Aug 21 2014]
Leading Economic Indicators Up Sharply in July [Published Floor Daily - Aug 21 2014]
Economic Watch: Indicators, Existing Home Sales... [Published Trucking Info - Aug 21 2014]
Economic Update: LEI (Leading Economic Index) S... [Published State Of The Markets.com - Aug 21 2014]
Brookline residents urge state to strip medical... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 21 2014]
Hats off to the American consumer [Published Sun Herald - Aug 19 2014]
The Primaries Project: The Importance of Margins [Published Brookings Institution - Aug 11 2014]
Supply chains becoming increasingly vulnerable ... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 03 2014]
July 2014 Furniture Insights® Monthly Results F... [Published Furniture World Magazine - Aug 02 2014]
The Trillion Dollar Question: What Happens When... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 31 2014]
Consumer confidence is on the rise [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Jul 30 2014]
Consumer Confidence Up In July [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 29 2014]
Rates remain at 15.03 percent for second week [Published Nasdaq - Jul 24 2014]
Consumers in US less upbeat about wages [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jul 19 2014]
Leading Economic Indicators Rise for Fourth Month [Published Transport Topics - Jun 19 2014]
Consumers Feel More Confident In May [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - May 27 2014]
Economy starts to heat up - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 PST [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Apr 22 2014]
Vital Signs: The Leading Index Shows Economy Wi... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 21 2014]
San Fran tech company’s tax exemptions fuel pro... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 17 2014]
As Threats Grow, Firms to Cyber Insurance [Published FOXBusiness.com - Mar 20 2014]
How ‘microtargeting’ works in political adverti... [Published PBS - Feb 19 2014]
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Vital Signs: The Leading Index Shows Economy Wi... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 21 2014]
The Conference Board ’s leading index is designed to forecast economic activity, not the weather. So, the split between the leading and coincident indexes so far this year offers further evidence of how the weather slowed growth in the first quarter. ...
San Fran tech company’s tax exemptions fuel pro... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 17 2014]
Author Ken Goldstein on tech company tax breaks in San Francisco and his book ‘This Is Rage.’ ...
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Consumer Confidence Up In July [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 29 2014]
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