Eighteen Year Netflix Veteran Neil Hunt Retiring Mid-Year, Greg Peters to Become Netflix Chief Product Officer

Eighteen Year Netflix Veteran Neil Hunt Retiring Mid-Year, Greg Peters to Become Netflix Chief Product Officer

Los Gatos, CA…Netflix Inc. announced yesterday that Greg Peters will become Chief Product Officer in July, assuming the role from Neil Hunt, who for the last eighteen years has led the product team which designs, builds, and delivers the Netflix experience. Peters most recently has led international development efforts from the Netflix office in Tokyo […]

Private Sector Employment Increased by 263,000 Jobs in March According To ADP

Private Sector Employment Increased by 263,000 Jobs in March According To ADP

Roseland, NJ…Private sector employment increased by 263,000 jobs from February to March according to the March ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual […]

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

Washington, DC…Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: Profile America — Wednesday, March 29th. While shoppers and communities often welcome the opening of a major department store or a branch of a big-box chain, they are also the cause of some concern. Small local businesses face greater competition, yet those […]

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Washington, DC…The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The estimated uninsured rate for adults under age 65 decreased in 71.3 percent of the nation’s counties (2,239 counties) from 2014 to 2015, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau. Uninsured rates decrease for most counties from 2014 […]

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

New York, NY…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in February, improved sharply in March. The Index now stands at 125.6 (1985=100), up from 116.1 in February. The Present Situation Index rose from 134.4 to 143.1 and the Expectations Index increased from 103.9 last month to 113.8. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, based […]

Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

Stocks Turn Lower On Obamacare Survival

New York, NY….Stock indexes have turned lower on failure by the Republicans to pass the Obamacare replacement on Friday. The larger issue for the markets is whether this will slow down tax cuts and other plans to get the GDP rate back up to the 4% range. Even though this try failed the underlying problems […]

March New-Car Sales To Rise 3 Percent Year-Over-Year, Closing Second Highest First Quarter On Record

March New-Car Sales To Rise 3 Percent Year-Over-Year, Closing Second Highest First Quarter On Record

Irvine, CA… New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 3 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.63 million units in March 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.  At […]

Civic Type R Debuts at 2017 AutoCon in Los Angeles

Civic Type R Debuts at 2017 AutoCon in Los Angeles

Torrance, CA…After its global reveal in Geneva earlier this month, the first production Civic Type R coming to America will make its U.S. debut at the 2017 AutoCon automotive performance and tuning convention in Los Angeles on March 26 with an on-stage presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM PDT. With 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of […]

Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Washington, DC…The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration’s prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The $8 billion project is projected to create more than 42,000 American jobs building critical energy infrastructure. “This project will put thousands of Americans, including Teamsters, to work in good union jobs that […]

Eight Out Of Ten Women Feel They Have Not Reached Their Full Potential

Eight Out Of Ten Women Feel They Have Not Reached Their Full Potential

Battle Creek, MI…Girls and women around the world view inner strength as important as happiness – and those two qualities are nearly two times more significant than physical beauty and wealth. Yet, eight out of 10 women feel they have not reached their full potential, according to new global research conducted and published by Special […]