Week in Review: Economic Ups and Downs

July 13, 2012 Staff 0

Everyone was braced for bad economic news following the disappointing unemployment numbers of last week. However, the week may be ending on a good note following J.P. Morgan’s earnings report.

America’s Unrequited Love of the Open Road

May 29, 2012 Staff 0

Catherine Ross, Gazelle Index VP, said on CBS Morning Show, “To those who say ‘I’ve already paid for this,’ (i.e. the highway systems) my answer is, ‘Sometimes you have to pay to keep what you have,”

Hot Small Business Jobs in 2012

February 23, 2012 Staff 0

Overall 12.3% more small businesses will be hiring than will be cutting jobs during the first quarter. The largest job gains will occur in information technology, management and administrative services, health and education, and wholesale. .

Small Business Hiring in 2012

February 20, 2012 Staff 0

The Gazelle Index Survey indicated that 26.6% of small businesses iwould hire during the first three months of 2012 while only14.4% of small businesses indicated they would reduce hiring. The survey results are consistent with national economic data.

For Obama, the Good News Rolls On

February 15, 2012 Staff 0

The economy and President Obama’s positive approval ratings are improving. Auto sales and retail sales are up, new claims for unemployment compensation are down and Congress appears likely to pass the payroll tax cut extension.

Checkmate! Obama’s Play on Romney’s Taxes

January 26, 2012 Staff 0

The tax disclosure of Mitt Romney , showing he paid just 14% on $21 million of income, improving economic conditions and the rising approval ratings of the President are potential obstacles to the Republican’s bid for the White House.