Manufacturing Continues Rebound from Winter Woes
National Association of Manufacturers – 7/23/2014
US and EU trade talks to resume
Officials from the European Union and the US will spend this week in Brussels trying to make progress negotiating a controversial trade deal. The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) aims to stimulate commerce by reducing barriers such as tariffs and differences in regulation
BBC News – 7/13/2014
House votes to make bonus depreciation permanent
The House today passed a bill that would make permanent a tax law provision allowing businesses that purchase new equipment to depreciate 50 percent of the cost in the first year.
Agri-Pulse – 7/11/2014
Panama, Columbia to interconnect power grids by 2020
The Colombia-Panama electricity interconnection project will begin operations by decade's end, a Colombian mining and energy planning unit (UPME) official told Business News Americas.
Utility Products – 7/11/2014
Federal Reserve plans to end stimulus in October
The Federal Reserve will end its stimulus program in October if US economic growth continues at its current pace, minutes from its June meeting released Wednesday revealed.
BBC News – 7/9/2014
Lagarde Hints at Global Forecast Cut Even as U.S. Rebounds
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde signaled a cut in the institution's global growth forecasts, saying investment is still weak and that risks remain in the U.S. even as its rebound accelerates.
Bloomberg – 7/6/2014
8 ways generating content before your show will increase engagement
Having been to hundreds of shows, conferences, expos and tradeshows, I'm still baffled by the fact that it's almost impossible to find out what the exhibitors at the show do before it starts.
MultiBriefs – 7/4/2014
Lawmakers Asking for More Study on Proposed Transmission Line
A group of state lawmakers have asked the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to further study the feasibility of a proposed high-voltage transmission line between La Crosse and Madison.
Wisconsin Ag Connection – 6/27/2014
U.S. second-quarter growth forecasts cut on tepid consumer spending
U.S. consumer spending rose less than expected in May, prompting economists to downgrade estimates for second-quarter growth.
Reuters – 6/26/2014
U.S. Economy Shrank in First Quarter by Most in Five Years
The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter by the most since the depths of the last recession as consumer spending cooled.
Bloomberg – 6/25/2014