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Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...Alaska LNG Project could diversify the state's revenue sources and strengthen its finances, said Margo Thorning, chief economist for the American Council for Capital Formation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, in a briefing following...
State | AK legislature
Fed is moving toward rate hike, but just when still unclear

...was approved on a 10-0 vote.Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust, noted that the policymakers appear...great deal of uncertainty," said Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust."We are expecting the first move...
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My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...politics and uncertainty put Alaska's LNG project on the shelf.? Margo Thorning is the senior vice president and chief economist of the American Council for Capital Formation and director of research for its public policy think tank.

...Empire, "Walker administration won't revisit SB21," attributed a quote about bond ratings to Department of Revenue Chief Economist John Tichotsky, when it should have been attributed to DOR Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck. The article also said...
Walker administration won't revisit SB21 meeting were concerned about Alaska's bond rating in the light of low oil prices. Department of Revenue Chief Economist John Tichotsky said bonding agencies would like to see the state institute an income tax, but "I'm not advocating...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Competing religions at Christmas

...of Alaskans this Christmas are the state's economic problems. It's also a national story. Irwin Kellner, the chief economist at MarketWatch, wrote an opinion piece titled, "Are falling oil prices naughty or nice?" He offered an invisible...
Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...fuel costs more here."Oil and oil products are not the same products or the same market," said John Tichotsky, chief economist at the Alaska Department of Revenue."Sometimes we get too focused on crude oil products," added petroleum economist...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...the North Slope for the fiscal year is calculated at 0.13 percent, or essentially zero, said John Tichotsky, chief economist in the Department of Revenue. The 2013 fiscal year had a decline of 8.2 percent.The 0.13 percent decline estimate...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...into the second half of the year, it helps the world economy because we're big consumers," said Stuart Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Financial Services.The U.S. job gains in June were widespread. Factories added 16,000 workers, retailers...
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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...


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