The July jobs news — a broad-based gain of 255,000 — had something for economists of virtually every stripe to cheer.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
Tall ships are coming to Schellenger’s Landing in Cape May, N.J., this summer, as well as a special America’s Cup tour leading up to 2017 races in Bermuda.
The latest jobs data came in above expectations with non-farm payrolls adding 255,000 jobs in July, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics released today.
Economists aren’t known as a cadre of optimists — after all, the profession carries the nickname “the dismal science” — but they certainly expected more out of the U.S. economy in the second quarter than it had to give.
The U.S. economy is nearly a month into the third quarter, but we still don’t have a fully clear picture of the way the year’s first half ended.
Despite some initial shock, the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union is not expected to have a major impact on the boating business, say several industry stakeholders. Although a struggling British pound could create an even more favorable market for British builders that export to the United States, many executives seem to think…more
The Wall Street Journal says consumers “flexed their muscles” in June. For Reuters, the 0.6 percent gain in retail sales for the month was important for what it said about second-quarter growth.
Is the U.S. economy losing its momentum? That’s what those who watch the course of American commerce were worried about until Friday, when they got two pieces of good news: Job growth surged in June and wages continued to rise.
The U.S. job market once picked up speed in June, new government data showed today, exceeding analyst expectations after a disappointing jobs report in the month prior.
During the nearly two-week period since voters in the United Kingdom decided their country should leave the European Union, reports about the American economy and U.S. consumers have been generally upbeat.