Executive Analysis Articles
There was bold talk about tax reform in President Obama’s speech, but not a word about the most important tax.
Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, “As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation.”
Tennessee takes workforce training to the next level–high school.
New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength.
With oil prices collapsing, the no. 1 priority in Congress is to build a new oil pipeline.
Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.
Steen Jakobsen of Saxo Bank comments: “Inflation has fallen to its lowest in decades, interest rates have followed and energy prices are sharply lower. The lack of volatility in data and in asset markets has given investors a false sense of security; we could be in for a rollercoaster ride in 2015.
As of December, there were 288 IPOs on U.S. exchanges, which raised $95.2b, a 54% increase in capital over 2013.
BF’s interstellar drones go into the future and bring back next year’s headlines.
TECNA survey of 1,500-plus executives offers national and regional views on business conditions, investment plans and policy concerns.