Ken Goldstein

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Name: Ken Goldstein
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Nation’s Airwaves Already Awash in Campaign Ads

From the world of the bizarre, a YouTube political ad produced by a state senator challenging long-time Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 3 GOP primary, shows a group of overweight and garishly dressed entertainers. “The Boomers,” are singing ... [Published The Fiscal Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

San Fran tech company’s tax exemptions fuel protests

Author Ken Goldstein on tech company tax breaks in San Francisco and his book ‘This Is Rage.’ ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

TV stations may see more election ads

Local broadcasters are rubbing their hands briskly at the prospect of increased ad dollars flowing in thanks to a Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that lifted limits on political donations.The ruling means individuals can give more cash to scads of candidates, ... [Published New York Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Why increasing leading economic indicators are good for Lennar

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 (LEI) is a business cycle indicator. It’s based on 11 different economic statistics: average ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

US leading index rises sharply in February

The U.S. leading economic index rose in February, The Conference Board reported today. The index rose 0.5 percent in February to a reading of 99.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in January and a 0.1 percent decline in December.“While the ... [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Conference Board LEI for the U.S. Up 0.5% in February

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.5 percent in February to 99.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in January, and a 0.1 percent decline in December."The U.S. LEI increased sharply in February, ... [Published PcbDesign 007 - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

As Threats Grow, Firms to Cyber Insurance

Investors cringe when a company they own, such as Target ( TGT ) or Las Vegas Sands ( LVS ), suffers a cyber breach that results in the loss of customer or employee data.The cost of a high-profile breach can be in the tens or hundreds of millions of dollars ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Leading Economic Index Rises 0.5% In February, More Than Expected

Suggesting that any weather-related volatility will be short lived, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing that its index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose by more than expected in the month of February.The Conference Board ... [Published RTTNews.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wis. Senators differ on proposed bill limiting early voting hours

Sens. Nikiya Harris and Glenn Grothman disagreements over a bill to limit early voting show a conflict between urban Milwaukee and less populated areas of the state.Appearing alongside Harris on Sunday's "UpFront with Mike Gousha,"Grothman said the legislation ... [Published WISN Milwaukee - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama's endorsement is political poison to many political candidates

President Obama has become the Democratic Party’s number one cheerleader. Although few candidates are interested in his endorsement and fewer want to campaign with him, the president continues to favor the fundraising circuit week after week.It is blatantly ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

USF Prof. Goldstein: Attack Ads on Vulnerable Dems Hit Marks

Attack ads targeting vulnerable Senate Democrats have hit early and hard, potentially giving their message an added, powerful punch with voters, University of San Francisco professor Ken Goldstein said Monday. ... [Published NewsMax.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 19 2014 - Updated Feb 19 2014 - 1 reports

How ‘microtargeting’ works in political advertising

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...activity remained slow at the start of 2014, the trend in the LEI remains quite positive," said Ken Goldstein, Economist at The Conference Board. "the biggest challenge continues to be weak consumer demand, pinned down by weak wage growth. these conditions were still in evidence the first two months of the year, but will likely improve as spring arrives."
"this election is very much about scott walker; do the voters want to rehire him?" Goldstein said

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