Ken Goldstein

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Name: Ken Goldstein
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Leading Economic Indicators Up Sharply in July

New York, NY, Aug. 21, 2014 -- The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index increased 0.9% in July to 103.3, following a 0.6% increase in June, and a 0.6% increase in May."The LEI improved sharply in July, suggesting that the economy is gaining traction ... [Published Floor Daily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 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 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 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 - 13 hours ago]
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 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Trillion Dollar Question: What Happens When Quantitative Easing Ends?

By Cris SheridanOne of the great questions being debated right now is how will the market react once QE3 ends this October. Those who believe asset prices (namely stocks, bonds, and real estate) are being supported by the Fed, and not by underlying economic ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 31 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]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rates remain at 15.03 percent for second week

This is the second week in a row that issuers left credit card interest rates unchanged. Promotional APRs and introductory balance transfer offers were also left untouched.Credit card issuers rarely modify interest rates these days. The national average ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Amid criticism, President Obama lands in LA for fundraising trip

Listen Now[20 min 0 sec] Alberto E. Rodriguez/ for USC Shoah FoundationPresident Barack Obama speaks at USC Shoah Foundation's 20th Anniversary Gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 7, 2014 in Century City, California.President Obama will ... [Published SCPR - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's Bay Area fundraising trip brings flak

(07-22) 17:45 PDT SAN FRANCISCO --Both President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton are in the Bay Area Wednesday, but don't expect the two most prominent Democrats in the country to cross paths on their separate trips - where ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Hillary Clinton meets the trolls on Facebook

The difference between online public forums and in-person public forums made itself jaw-droppingly clear Monday when threw herself out to the wide world on Facebook for a question-and-answer session.The former first lady and secretary of state, usually ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Economic Indicators in the U.S. Increased in June

:15The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.3% in June to 102.2, following a 0.7% increase in May, and a 0.3% increase in April.“Broad-based increases in the LEI over the last six months signal an economy that is expanding ... [Published Valve Magazine - Jul 22 2014]

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"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. july's increase in the lei, coupled with its accelerating growth trend, points to stronger economic growth over the coming months."
"The pace of economic activity continued to expand moderately through June," said The Conference Board's Ken Goldstein in a press release . "stronger consumer demand driven by sustained job gains and improving confidence remains the main source of improvement."
"With Hillary, she's doing a book tour, which is a soft launch and a little practice for what's looking like a presidential run," Goldstein said. "she's traveling the country, she's going from place to place, and she's doing public events."

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Leading Economic Indicators Up Sharply in July [Published Floor Daily - 2 hours ago]
Economic Watch: Indicators, Existing Home Sales... [Published Trucking Info - 4 hours ago]
Economic Update: LEI (Leading Economic Index) S... [Published State Of The Markets.com - 5 hours ago]
Brookline residents urge state to strip medical... [Published Boston Globe - 13 hours ago]
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]
Amid criticism, President Obama lands in LA for... [Published SCPR - Jul 23 2014]
Obama's Bay Area fundraising trip brings flak [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
Hillary Clinton meets the trolls on Facebook [Published Stamford Advocate - Jul 22 2014]
Leading Economic Indicators in the U.S. Increas... [Published Valve Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Clinton meets the trolls in Facebook forum [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 22 2014]
Economic Indicators Improve Despite Drag from H... [Published The MReport - Jul 21 2014]
Conference Board: Leading Economic Index for US... [Published President & CEO Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
Conference Board LEI for the U.S. Up 0.7% in May [Published PcbDesign 007 - Jul 21 2014]
Consumers in US less upbeat about wages [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jul 19 2014]
Key indicator reflects stronger US growth [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 19 2014]
US leading index rises in June [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Jul 19 2014]
Economic Update: Leading Economic Index Shows C... [Published State Of The Markets.com - Jul 18 2014]
Economic Watch: Consumer Sentiment Drops, Leadi... [Published Trucking Info - Jul 18 2014]
Conference Board : U.S. Leading Index Rises 0.3... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
Gauge of US economy rises 0.3 percent in June [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 18 2014]
China stokes plans for railway in S America [Published Ecns.cn - Jul 18 2014]
Chinese President offers to build rail network ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 17 2014]
Xi offers to build railway across South America [Published Business Standard India - Jul 17 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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