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Celanese offers rare opportunity in U.S. Chemicals space

© Reuters. By Sam Boughedda Barclays analysts raised the firm’s price target on Celanese Corp (NYSE:) to $150 from $133 per share, maintaining an Outperform rating in a note on Monday. They told investors in their research note that Celanese offers a rare opportunity in the U.S. Chemicals space and that there is a potential … Read more

Strong U.S. Labor Market: Economic Armor

Data has pointed to a downshift in economic growth over the last several months, culminating with the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) slipping into contractionary territory with a 49.0 November reading. Yet the labor market remains bright, with 263,000 net hires last month. Job creation over the last four months … Read more

U.S. Republicans to turn up pressure on Biden with China panel

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party is preparing to create a new committee on China when it takes control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, scrutinizing the Biden administration’s security and economic policy choices. The China Select Committee — an unusual instance of a select committee focusing on a single country — would likely … Read more

U.S. Firms Look to Cloud for Future of Oracle Applications

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Many U.S. enterprises are migrating to Oracle cloud infrastructure and applications, with the help of the company’s vast partner ecosystem, as they change their approaches to IT and seek modern, integrated software environments, according to a new research report published today by Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research … Read more

Announcement of Joe Kennedy III as U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland for Economic Affairs

Today we are announcing the appointment of Joe Kennedy III as the U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland for Economic Affairs. In this capacity, he will focus on advancing economic development and investment opportunities in Northern Ireland to the benefit of all communities as well as strengthening people-to-people ties between the United States and Northern … Read more

An Overview of U.S. Farms From USDA’s Economic Research Service- 2022 Edition

The report noted that, “In total, family farms accounted for about 98 percent of total farms and 83 percent of total production in 2021.” “America’s Farms and Ranches at a Glance: 2022 Edition,” by Christine Whitt, Noah Miller, and Ryan Olver. Economic Research Service. Economic Information Bulletin Number 247 (December 2022). “Nonfamily farms accounted for … Read more

Sekou Kaalund to oversee 2,200 bank branches for U.S. Bank – Twin Cities

OF NOTE – BANKING Sekou Kaalund U.S. Bank, Minneapolis, announced that Sekou Kaalund has joined the company in the newly created role of head of branch banking, within Consumer & Business Banking, responsible for more than 2,200 branches as well as  consumer and small-business banking in 26 states ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS Fishawack Health, a global health … Read more

A Recent Survey Shows That Many More U.S. and Canadian Small Business Owners Plan to Implement Layoffs in December

Seemingly each day a large technology or financial services company announces layoff plans or is rumored to do so.  Fears of a pronounced economic slowdown in 2023 are generally cited as the chief reason for these actions.  However, some announcements are doubtless copycat reactions: “If my competitor is sensing a downturn and cutting headcount to get ahead … Read more

How U.S. Special Forces Operator Scott Butler’s Dubai Business Deal Descended into ‘Total War’

When a garden-variety business dispute turned ugly, an ex-U.S. Army Special Forces operator running an anti-counterfeiting consultancy in Dubai says he was “handcuffed, dragged from the airport, and humiliated in public,” before being jailed on false charges. Then, apparently, things got really bad. Combat veteran Scott F. Butler is now seeking tens of millions of … Read more

Why is the cost of healthcare in the U.S. so high?

It takes a lot of chutzpah to speak to a group of doctors about healthcare, but I am known to venture into areaswhich I probably shouldn’t. The North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians consists of dedicated people Igreatly admire. They are the front door to healthcare. Primary care physicians choose this specialty vital to patients’ … Read more