Estimate: Economy will grow by 1.5 percent in 2014
The Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that they expect the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, in part because of a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
CBS News – 8/27/2014
The Export-Import Bank is NOT a subsidy
Opponents of reauthorizing the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States have been vocal in claiming that the bank distorts international trade and is a subsidy for U.S. businesses. The reality is the opposite.
CNBC – 8/7/2014
7 critical trade show mistakes you're making and don't know it
Each year, it's estimated that more than 1 billion people attend more than 20,000 trade show exhibitions worldwide with the intention of gathering information and purchasing products or services.
IAEE – 7/25/2014
Manufacturing Continues Rebound from Winter Woes
National Association of Manufacturers – 7/23/2014
US and EU trade talks to resume
Officials from the European Union and the US will spend this week in Brussels trying to make progress negotiating a controversial trade deal. The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) aims to stimulate commerce by reducing barriers such as tariffs and differences in regulation
BBC News – 7/13/2014
Federal Reserve plans to end stimulus in October
The Federal Reserve will end its stimulus program in October if US economic growth continues at its current pace, minutes from its June meeting released Wednesday revealed.
BBC News – 7/9/2014
Lagarde Hints at Global Forecast Cut Even as U.S. Rebounds
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde signaled a cut in the institution's global growth forecasts, saying investment is still weak and that risks remain in the U.S. even as its rebound accelerates.
Bloomberg – 7/6/2014
8 ways generating content before your show will increase engagement
Having been to hundreds of shows, conferences, expos and tradeshows, I'm still baffled by the fact that it's almost impossible to find out what the exhibitors at the show do before it starts.
MultiBriefs – 7/4/2014
U.S. second-quarter growth forecasts cut on tepid consumer spending
U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in May, prompting economists to downgrade estimates for second-quarter growth.
Reuters – 6/26/2014
U.S. Economy Shrank in First Quarter by Most in Five Years
The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter by the most since the depths of the last recession as consumer spending cooled.
Bloomberg – 6/25/2014