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BeschreibungPraise for EconAmerica "If you live in the real world, this book is a must--read. It is packed withusable insights into the future, the global economy, and what you and yourcompany need to know to be competitive now and in the future.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface. Acknowledgments. 1. The Economy. U.S. Economic Growth. Goods & Services. The Misery Index. State Of The States. 2. Employment. U.S. Employment. A Minimum Wage. Outsourcing. Small Business In America. 3. Government. Taxes. Government Spending. Budget Deficits. The Politics. 4. Entitlement Programs. The Entitlement Issue. Social Security. Medicare & Medicaid. 5. Inflation, Money & Interest Rates. Inflation. The Federal Reserve. Other Central Banks. Interest Rates. Gold. 6. The Consumer. Consumer Incomes. Consumer Spending...Consumer Debt. Housing. 7. The Changing Workplace. Demographics. Education. Immigration. 8. American Retirement. Bridging. Defined Benefit Plans & The Pbgc. 401(K) & Defined Contribution Plans. 9. Guaranteed American Growth Industries. Health Care. Financial Planning. Leisure & Entertainment. 10. Savings & Investment. The Stock Market. Savings. Net Worth. 11. Major Global Issues. Energy. Currencies. Trade. 12. Major Global Players. The Pacific Rim. Europe & Russia. North America. 13. The Intangibles. Competition. Emotions & Confidence. The Power Of Incentives. 14. The Future. The American Century...Again. Index.
PortraitJeff Thredgold is President of Thredgold Economic Associates, an economic consulting and professional speaking firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah. His career includes twenty--three years with $92 billion banking giant KeyCorp, where he served as senior vice president and chief economist. He now serves as an economic consultant to $50 billion Zions Bancorporation, one of the nationa s premier financial services companies. Thredgold is a former member of both the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association and the Economic Policy Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is also the only economist in the world to have ever received the designation of CSP, or Certified Speaking Professional, the highest earned designation in professional speaking. www.thredgold.com
Untertitel: Why the American Economy is Alive and Well. . And What That Means to Your Wallet. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2007
Seitenanzahl: 212 Seiten