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December 4, 2015

The U.S. labor market posted a second month of solid job growth in November.The unemployment rate held steady despite more Americans entering the workforce, and wages increased moderately following a surge in October. This month’s report  suggests that the U.S. economy has remained resilient to...

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The Top Line, Economy, Unemployment, Employment, Jobs
December 1, 2015

Business Roundtable members are again lowering their expectations for capital investment and sales over the next six months, according to the 4th Quarter CEO Survey released today. Hiring plans remained flat. GDP growth for...

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CEO Economic Survey, hiring, capital investment, CAPEX, sales
November 25, 2015

According to the latest GDP estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. economy advanced at a 2.1percent clip in Q3 2015, faster than previously estimated but significantly slower than the 3.9 percent...

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The Top Line, Economy, GDP
November 23, 2015

Opponents of Common Core have been pointing to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal as evidence that Common Core State Standards are on the decline. “After 45 states adopt...

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Common Core, high state standards, Common Core State Standards
November 18, 2015

Every day, we hear from America’s business leaders on challenges of all shapes and sizes – but one issue remains a top priority: the skills gap. Our CEOs know that the health of their companies and, ultimately, of the economy relies on a workforce equipped with the skills and competencies needed...

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work and learn, workforce development, Workforce

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