My September column, “America’s Money,” explained the basic structure of the Federal Reserve, including the 12 Federal Reserve Banks, Board of Governors and Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). All checks are cleared through this system.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) took a massive step forward in March, signifying improving industry conditions almost across the board.
Economists coined the term “half-fast” to describe the financial recovery. It’s an economy in flight, but it isn’t quite soaring. Dodge Analytics calls it “a mixture of headwinds and tailwinds.” For example, 2015 construction starts were forecast for 9 percent growth. They landed at 13—a tailwind.
In January, The Solar Foundation, in concert with the GW Solar Institute and BW Research Partnership, released the sixth annual National Solar Jobs Census Report, providing details on current employment, trends and projected growth in the U.S. solar industry.
While many of us rang in the new year with a champagne toast, Washington lawmakers were busy at work attempting to iron out a deal that would prevent the nation from falling over the so-called “fiscal cliff,” a term used to refer to the combined Dec.
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) publishes "The Report Card for America's Infrastructure," which grades the current state of the nation's infrastructure segments on a scale of A through F.