US Services Sector Says Economy Weathering Trade Dispute

US Services Sector Says Economy Weathering Trade Dispute

US services sector activity accelerated in August and private employers boosted hiring, suggesting the economy continued to grow at a moderate pace despite trade tensions which have stoked financial market fears of a recession. The upbeat reports Thursday took some of the sting from data this week that showed the manufacturing sector contracted for the […]

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

FLASH: After claiming the title of world’s most livable city in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual index last year, Vienna (Wein) recently topped Mercer’s annual Quality of Living survey too. For the 10th year running, Vienna, Austria took the number one spot in the annual Quality of Living survey conducted by Mercer, a human resources consulting […]

US Economic Growth: Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Moderate

US Economic Growth: Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Moderate

US Economic Growth: Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Moderate US consumer spending saw a steady increase in August, supporting expectations of solid economic growth in Q-3, while a measure of underlying inflation remained at the Fed’s 2 percent target for a 4th month running. Friday, economists said the report from the US Commerce Department should allay […]