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 sharply...great deal of uncertainty," said Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust."We are expecting the first move in September...
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Witness: Ray Coxe sells guns off the books

...fugitive.Attorneys for the plaintiffs, the Kim family who filed the civil lawsuit against Coxe in 2008, also called an economist to the witness stand who estimated Simone Young Kim would have made $1.39 million in earnings over his lifetime if he had...
China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...and China moved. ... That's not an argument against this trade agreement."Still, Jared Bernstein, who served as an economist for Vice President Joe Biden, believes the trade agreement should contain currency enforcement provisions.He said in an...
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Alaska unemployment rate stood at 6.3 percent last month

...month, unchanged since January. But a state labor department economist says the downward trend in the rate since last fall may not...September implementation of new work search requirements.Economist Caroline Schultz says there could be an increase in claim...

...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 Sen. Cathy...
Alaska economist: Cut state spending by $1.5B

...drained, a University of Alaska Anchorage economist said Monday in a forum hosted by the...back to $5.5 billion, an amount the economist says the state can afford, the Anchorage...hopes to save," he said.Halcro and economist Jonathan King of Northern Economics Inc...
Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

...expects the economy to expand moderately.David Jones, an economist who has written several books on the Fed, said he thinks...the Fed on hold until 2016.Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, said the statement made clear that...
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McDowell Group Hires Robinson as senior economist

...McDowell Group recently hired former State Labor Economist Dan Robinson as senior economist in its Juneau office. "Dan's extensive knowledge...During his eight years as the statewide economist for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce...
Economist predicts Juneau to avoid major unemployment

During a recent visit to Juneau, Ameriprise Senior Economist Russell Price sat down for an interview with the joining Ameriprise Financial, Price was the senior economist for H&R Block Financial Advisors for seven years. He...
UAA economist gives take on oil influence

Oil will continue to be the lifeblood of the state's economy, said a University of Alaska Anchorage economist who flew to Juneau to explain those views and how to keep that oil flowing. Scott Goldsmith of the Institute of Social and Economic...


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