Economic Conditions

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Chris Shumate
(Corporate Accountant at Empire Corporation of Tennessee, Inc.)
There's a somewhat popular book in some circles regarding a potential financial collapse this year. Granted nothing is set in stone and many predictions never come to fruition, so...
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Christie Jahn
(CFO at Atlantic Wireless Communications)
I read an article predicting the trillions of dollars in student loan debt will eventually cause colleges to go out of business and cause financial crisis much like what happened in...
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Matthew Horn
(VP Finance/Admin at Modern Materials, Inc.)
I'm trying to discover what overarching data CFO's and CEO's use to determine the trend of market conditions. I work for a small-medium sized company, but we are tied...
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With the latest jobs report, new Fed chairperson Yellen and general uncertainty, we're internally having more than casual conversations about which is next... deflation vs...
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Pascal Levensohn
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Levensohn Venture Partners
(Managing Partner at Levensohn Venture Partners)
David Weild and Ed Kim originally exposed and reported extensively on the long-term decline in U.S. equity capital market share of public listings relative to other emerging and...
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Anonymous
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According to Brian Kessler, economist with Moody's Analytics, the total economic impact of government shutdown is likely to be at least 10 times greater than the simple calculation...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
 Do you feel the economy is improving and if so, at what pace (slow, crawl, quickly) and what geographic area are you defining are you in.  What do you see as the 12-18 month...
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Anonymous
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By "recover," I mean regain the jobs, confidence and growth rates lost in the recession and subsequent years. Here's some polling from Gallup that doesn't seem to...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  Recently there has been some drama around a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report issued in September 2012 that reported that a reduction in tax rates does not...
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David Veibl
Title: Marketing Consultant
Company: Wallace & Associates
(Marketing Consultant at Wallace & Associates)
In case you are unaware of the danger of the "Fiscal Cliff" that is looming on the horizon for the American people, it refers to the upcoming date of January 1, 2013, when a...
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Dan Ryan
(CFO at Privately held)
I do not want to get into a "political" discussion with right vs. left. In fact, I know that Proformative will kill those comments straight away. However, as a CFO I have...
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Tatum CFO Blog
Title: CFO
Company: Tatum
(CFO at Tatum)
The Survey of Business Conditions results indicate that this recovery is still a slow struggle, but business conditions continue to get just a bit better.  As of April 1st,...
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Tatum CFO Blog
Title: CFO
Company: Tatum
(CFO at Tatum)
The March 1 Tatum Survey of Business Conditions showed continued improvement from the upward trend that began back in November. This month the Tatum index jumped from 3.5 to 5.9, the...