HPS-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) 3-day rolling average fell over the past two weeks from 46.7 to 43.9. The index fell during the week leading up to Thanksgiving, but jumped back up slightly on Black Friday and settled around 44.0 over the past five days.
The State Of Healthcare In The U.S. Middle Market reports on insights from C-suite executives who lead middle market firms across the nation. The report outlines attitudes about healthcare and approaches that firms and individuals are using to address the challenge of healthcare costs.
By Matt McDonald,ﾠmmcdonald@hamiltonps.com, and Robert Terra,ﾠrterra@hamiltonps.com, 202-822-1205. President Obama’s second inaugural address made a forceful defense of government’s role in our lives and our economy. It was met with an equally vocal opposition arguing for a limited state. The moment was illustrative of [...]
DOJ filed suit to block the merger between U.S. Airlines and American, but based on the industry’s pattern of consolidation, its profit margins and airfare trends, the government will have difficulty finding the evidence it needs to support its case.