Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee Release Economic Projections

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals.  With progress on vaccinations and strong policy support, indicators of economic activity and employment have continued to strengthen. The sectors most adversely affected by […]

SpaceX Dragon and Inspiration4 Crew Safely Splashed Down off Florida Coast

SpaceX Dragon and Inspiration4 Crew Safely Splashed Down off Florida Coast

Cape Canaveral, FL…After three days orbiting Earth, Dragon and the Inspiration4 crew – the world’s first civilian mission to orbit – safely splashed down off the coast of Florida at 7:06 p.m. EDT on Saturday, September 18, 2021, completing their first multi-day low Earth orbit mission. Dragon performed a series of departure phasing burns to […]

PG&E Briefs Financial Community on the Company’s 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Work and Future Infrastructure Plans

PG&E Briefs Financial Community on the Company’s 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Work and Future Infrastructure Plans

San Ramon, CA….Earlier today, operational and emergency response leaders from PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together “PG&E”) briefed representatives from the financial community on the company’s progress on investing in electric and gas infrastructure that is safe, reliable and clean for customers in Northern and Central California. Approximately 150 members of the […]

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports Record High Annual Home Price Gain Of 16.6% In May

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports Record High Annual Home Price Gain Of 16.6% In May

New York, NY…S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for May 2021 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for the data series, and […]

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Washington, DC… It is a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world. Intensifying repression by Beijing has reached such a level that Apple Daily, a much-needed bastion of independent journalism in Hong Kong, has now ceased publishing. Through arrests, threats, and forcing through a National Security Law that penalizes free […]

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

Atlanta, GA…One of the more famous ethologists in recent decades was John B. Calhoun, best known for his mouse experiments in the 1960s. To what extent do the mouse utopia lessons apply to humans?  Signs in national and state parks all over America warn visitors, “Please Don’t Feed the Animals.” Some of those government-owned parks […]

Memorial Day Holiday Travel to Rebound to More Than 37 Million

Memorial Day Holiday Travel to Rebound to More Than 37 Million

Orlando, FL…AAA Travel expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend. From May 27 through May 31, more than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 60% from last year when only 23 million traveled, the lowest […]

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

SBA Launches “Getting Back on Track: Help Is Here” Webinar Series to Help America’s Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Washington, DC… Last Thursday, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the non-profit Public Private Strategies Institute launched a new regional webinar series, “Getting Back on Track: Help is Here,” to provide Main Street entrepreneurs with the information and resources they need to continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The educational webinars will feature speakers from The […]

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell on Federal Reserve’s Response to Technological Advances in Global Payments Landscape

Washington, DC…Technological advances are driving rapid change in the global payments landscape. The Federal Reserve is studying these developments and exploring ways that it might refine its role as a core payment services provider and as the issuing authority for U.S. currency. “As the central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve is charged […]

California Roars Back: Governor Newsom Announces the Largest Small Business Relief Program in the Nation

California Roars Back: Governor Newsom Announces the Largest Small Business Relief Program in the Nation

Sacramento, CA… Today, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled another component of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan: making historic investments in small business relief. Governor Newsom’s Plan expands the state’s COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant program to a total of $4 billion, representing the largest such program in the entire country. That’s in addition to Governor Newsom’s […]

1 2 3 20