Tag: U.S. companies

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Most U.S. companies grow at sizzling pace in August despite tariffs, ISM survey finds

September 6, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: A survey of service-oriented companies in the U.S. such as hospitals, retailers and restaurants show rapid growth in August, underscoring the broad strength in the economy. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing index climbed to 58.5% […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Planned job cuts slow in May as retail continues to lead this year

May 31, 2018


Companies announced plans to cut 31,517 jobs in May, a 13 percent decrease from April, a private survey reported Thursday. The 207,977 planned job cuts announced in 2018 is more than 6.2 percent higher than the same period of 2017. […]


Why Tax Reform Changes Nothing — and Everything

May 14, 2018

Via: Strategy Business

Companies in the U.S. were already sitting on piles of cash before tax reform passed in December 2017. Now, with a strengthening global economy and a tax overhaul that lowers the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent and […]