Conference Board Indicators for Brazil are Up

September 16, 2017 kevin 0

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.5 percent in July 2017 to 106.7 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® for Brazil, […]

Mortgage Rates Remain Steady

September 15, 2017 kevin 0

Mortgage rates were little changed again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 4.05 percent, according to’s weekly national […]

New Vehicle Sales Down

September 9, 2017 kevin 0

The new vehicle retail sales pace in July is expected to decline for the fourth consecutive month, according to a forecast developed jointly by J.D. […]

Chicago Tribune Announces Literary Prize of 2017

September 7, 2017 kevin 0

The Chicago Tribune today announced Marilynne Robinson as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Literary Prize. Robinson will receive the award and open the 28th Annual Chicago Humanities Festival on Saturday, October 28. She […]

Celebrating Cincinnati Zoo’s Baby Hippo

September 6, 2017 kevin 0

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers announced today that it will publish Saving Fiona:  Science, Social Media, and the Story of a Baby Hippo about the hippopotamus born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo […]