Economic Indicators Are in Positive Territory

A look at recent jobs data, corporate profits, consumer sentiment and other indicators show that the U.S. economy continues to roar in a strong voice. But there’s more.

The Conference Board recently announced that its Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased in February.

In fact, it…

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Labor Productivity Was 0.0% in 4Q17

Here’s a good news, bad news announcement: the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has revised its estimate of fourth quarter 2017 labor productivity upwards – from a previously-reported negative 0.1 percent to 0.0 percent.

That’s right, a big goose egg counts as good news. That…

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The Tooth Fairy Is Getting Stingy

Money from the Tooth Fairy is a time-honored way of compensating children for lost teeth. A new study finds that the Tooth Fairy may be falling on hard times.

According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s cash gifts dropped to an…

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The Big Business of Pot

Legal cannabis is already big business, and projections call for massive growth (pun intended).

According to data from Arcview Market Research via, legal cannabis sales in North America totaled $6.7 billion in 2016 and are projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent…

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Companies Struggle to Comply with Regulations

Complying with regulations can be an enormous drain on company resources. Just how much this is true was recently highlighted in research from staffing firm Robert Half Legal.

Robert Half Legal surveyed lawyers across the country on how they’re coping with the growing number of corporate regulations and transactions…

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