Interest Rate Increase Likely Shifted to December
There had been some expectations that the Fed might begin to increase short-term interest rates at its September meeting, but given recent financial market volatility, conventional wisdom has now shifted for normalization of federal funds rates to start at the December 15-16 meeting.
National Association of Manufacturers – 9/16/2015
Spotlight on Megan Tanel, CEM & 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors
IAEE sat down with Megan Tanel, CEM and 2015 Chairperson of the IAEE Board of Directors for a chat about her involvement with the organization and her journey in the exhibitions industry. Megan is the Vice President of Exhibitions and Events for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and is in charge of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, ICUEE, World of Asphalt, IFPE, CONEXPO Latin America, Bauma CONEXPO Africa, Bauma CONEXPO India shows.
IAEE – 9/2/2015
U.S. economy nearing full employment, bounced back in second quarter: Fed's Fischer
The U.S. economy probably bounced back to an annual growth rate of around 2.5 percent in the second quarter, and the labor market is approaching full employment, Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday.
Reuters – 7/1/2015
Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?
Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That's up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication it won't be a big deal.
Equipment World – 6/5/2015
Manufacturing activity rises in May
Manufacturing activity picked up modestly last month in a sign that a recent slump in the sector may be easing.
USA Today – 6/1/2015
U.S. Manufacturing Production Up Slightly in March
Manufacturing production increased 0.1 percent in March. This followed three months of weaker data, including declines in both January and February.
National Association of Manufacturers – 4/23/2015
U.S. Labor Market Throws Economic Curveball
The beginning of baseball season seems to return life back to a normal, predictable cadence. This month, however, the labor market threw a curveball and upset the reliable recent progress.
National Association of Manufacturers – 4/7/2015
Insights on How Business-to-Business Exhibition Organizers Are Using Data Analytics Today
Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced the release of two reports from a groundbreaking study on data analytics practices among business-to-business exhibition organizers.
CEIR – 3/23/2015
Lobbying Powerhouses Duke It Out Over Ex-Im Reauthorization
Representatives of more than 600 manufacturers and businesses from 41 states descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to encourage lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Daily Caller – 2/27/2015
Businesses to descend on DC for Ex-Im push
Nearly 700 businesses of all sizes will flood Congress this week to tell Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Hill – 2/24/2015