Executive Analysis Archives

Data Download: West Leads In Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing gears.

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.”

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

Innovative look to cities through a keyhole.

New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength.

Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

Millennial statements.

Study cites influence of site selection and space design on employee value proposition.

Saxo Bank’s 10 Outrageous Predictions For 2015

Iceland Volcano.

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.

2014 Realizes Strongest U.S. IPO Numbers In More Than A Decade

IPO stock tickers.

As of December, there were 288 IPOs on U.S. exchanges, which raised $95.2b, a 54% increase in capital over 2013.