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ITR Experts Say: Three Ways Economic Data Can Empower Your Sales Team

The business cycle peak has occurred for the US economy. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities alike are decelerating, in line with ITR’s longstanding ...
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ITR Experts Say: Swelling Inventories Are a Potential Concern

On a recent visit to the United Kingdom I spoke to many business leaders about their outlooks for their companies in light of Brexit and its potential implications. What I ...
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Leveraging Data for Strategic Decision-Making in the Construction Industry

Over my nearly five years at ITR, I have become the construction expert of sorts among the economists on our team. I will admit that a data-driven economist classifying himself ...
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ITR Experts Say: The $1.5 Trillion Elephant in the Room

When I'm giving economic presentations on the road, I often refer to student loan debt as “the elephant in the room.” One in four Americans has it, but no one wants to talk ...
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From the President's Desk: Should We Trust the Good News in the US and China?

The short answer: Probably not. For instance, China’s April Retail Sales data came in very positive, potentially signaling renewed rise ahead for the economy. Yet other ...
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UK Reflections

Recently, I was invited to speak in the United Kingdom. The trip involved two different presentations, one in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the other in Yorkshire, England. Although ...
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