Tag Archives: Money

U.S. Consumers Expect to Spend Same or Less in 2011 Holiday Shopping Season Due to Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A telephone survey conducted among 1,000 U.S. adults by Ipsos Public Affairs commissioned by Offers.com found that, given the state of the economy, 87 percent of respondents are planning to spend the same or less during the upcoming holiday season than they did in 2010.  The survey also found that almost half… Read More »

MSSC Joins President Obama In An Effort to Credentialing 500,000 Manufacturing Workers

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 15, 2011 — President Obama last week announced an initiative to credential 500,000 manufacturing workers with industry-recognized certifications through an expansion of Skills for America’s Future. He stated that this would be implemented through a close partnership between industry, education and the National Association of Manufacturers. As one of the Founding Members… Read More »

New Whitehouse COS, Bill Daley. Capitalist, or Socialist?

New Whitehouse Chief of Staff  Mr William Daley was on the TV over the weekend, making some interesting statements aimed at the current GOP message of cutting spending and debt reductions. When Mr. Daley was appointed by the President to replace Rahm Emanual. the media was quick to celebrate him as a person who understands capitalism and… Read More »