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Economic index's growth slips, level still high

December 4, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy still indicates improvement despite a decline in its growth rate. The growth rate for the weekly leading index was 23.4% in the week ended Nov. 27, down from 24.2% in the prior period. However, the index leve...


USG People announces new CEO

December 4, 2009

USG People NV today announced plans to appoint Herman van Campenhout as CEO effective March 1. Van Campenhout has worked at Reed Elsevier since 2001 and presently serves as CEO of its science and technology division. He has also held various posts at Royal Dutch Shell Group from 1984 to 2001. Fo...


USG People announces new CEO

December 4, 2009

USG People NV today announced plans to appoint Herman van Campenhout as CEO effective March 1. Van Campenhout has worked at Reed Elsevier since 2001 and presently serves as CEO of its science and technology division. He has also held various posts at Royal Dutch Shell Group from 1984 to 2001. Fo...


Canada adds 79,100 jobs

December 4, 2009

Canada added 79,100 jobs in November from October, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. Canada's unemployment rate edged down to 8.5% in November from 8.6% in October. Of the jobs gained in November, 38,600 were full-time jobs and 40,400 were part-time. M...


Canada adds 79,100 jobs

December 4, 2009

Canada added 79,100 jobs in November from October, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. Canada's unemployment rate edged down to 8.5% in November from 8.6% in October. Of the jobs gained in November, 38,600 were full-time jobs and 40,400 were part-time. M...


Economic index's growth slips, level still high

December 4, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy still indicates improvement despite a decline in its growth rate. The growth rate for the weekly leading index was 23.4% in the week ended Nov. 27, down from 24.2% in the prior period. However, the index leve...


Service sector falls back in November

December 3, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector contracted in November following two previous months of expansion, according to the Institute for Supply Management's nonmanufacturing index released today. The two previous months of expansion had followed a year of contraction for the index. And eco...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 3, 2009

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. Here are a few of the most recent research items -- including a nurse staffing growth update, review of third-quarter financial results and an analysis of staffing stock performance --...


Economy improving, labor markets still weak

December 3, 2009

Economic conditions appear to have improved, but labor markets remain weak, according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday. Staffing firms in the Boston and Dallas Federal Reserve Districts reported a pickup in activity, according to the report. However, staffing firms in...


Economy improving, labor markets still weak

December 3, 2009

Economic conditions appear to have improved, but labor markets remain weak, according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday. Staffing firms in the Boston and Dallas Federal Reserve Districts reported a pickup in activity, according to the report. However, staffing firms in...