Refine Search

Improving US economy leads Fed to ease stimulus

...the Fed has been talking about," Scott Anderson, chief economist of Bank of the West. "It really seems like that's...economy is improving consistently, said John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo. And the Fed is "now recognizing...
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't

...percent more to reach 2.6 million, their 2002 level - "the last time the market was normal," says David Crowe, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders.For now, the industry is building faster than it's hiring. In...
Not For Web
My Turn: Energy policy 2013: Alaskans should look 'north the the future'

...a true leader, prompting other states to look "North to the Future."? Thorning is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization advocating tax...
Europe's bad mood: Does Obama need to worry?

...different form the U.S.," said Simon Johnson, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and former chief economist at the International Monetary fund. "Certainly if you were proposing precipitating immediate austerity in the U...
Not For Web
Retailers report best sales growth since March

...retailing environment? Or is it just more of the same: shoppers were driven by need," said Michael P. Niemira, chief economist at the International Council of Shopping Centers.Stores certainly benefited from people shopping for supplies and...
Not For Web
Decision not to rely on Alaska crude pays off for refiner

...A couple of years ago this would have been significant for us; it could have been real bad," Lynn Westfall, chief economist for Tesoro. "Now, the situation is more of a timing and logistics issue in getting the crude." Analysts don't...
Expert questions ANWR job claim

...knows more about job creation: the trade (unions) and the Teamsters or the Sierra Club?" he asked. John Felmy, chief economist for the American Petroleum Institute, is standing by the 1990 study, which predicted ANWR oil production would lower...
Farm products languish on docks and ships at the University of California, Davis. Wholesale prices are already dropping for beef, said Chuck Lambert, chief economist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. "Several of the cattle processors are reducing their purchases...
Alaska Digest

...Peninsula Borough with a rate of 12 percent, and the Bethel area with a rate of 13.9 percent. Craig Garthwaite, chief economist at EPI, said: "As the nation's job creation machine powers up, it is perhaps no coincidence that the three states...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Economic Associates will give the presentation. Thredgold spent 23 years with KeyCorp as a senior vice president and chief economist before starting his own consulting firm three years ago. Call 463-7205 for information. Retirement plans for small...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback