Category Archives: Economy

How Advanced Manufacturing Is Driving The U.S. Economy [Infographic]

Brian Wallace — September 20, 2018 Follow @nowsourcing — September 20, 2018 Driving more innovation and responsible for more than 3/4 of all private sector research and development, advanced US manufacturing is growing into an essential industry. Though our imports far surpass our exports, American manufacturing supports the economy as well as local communities. For … Continue reading How Advanced Manufacturing Is Driving The U.S. Economy [Infographic]

Google Search, Ad Tools Had A $283B Economic Impact In U.S.

Google Search, Ad Tools Had A $283B Economic Impact In U.S. by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 1, 2018 Google’s search and advertising tools helped to provide $283 billion of economic activity for more than 1.5 million U.S. businesses, website publishers, and nonprofits in 2017, according to company stats. An annual report published Thursday focuses on … Continue reading Google Search, Ad Tools Had A $283B Economic Impact In U.S.

Industrial Banks: What Are They and How Do They Impact the Economy?

Charles Knadler — May 29, 2018 Follow @enerbank — May 29, 2018 “The fintechecosystem that sprung up in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis has grown and matured. The early companies developing and marketing fintechapplications (fintechs) set out to disrupt or displace traditional banks. But fintechshave largely come to see banks as partners in … Continue reading Industrial Banks: What Are They and How Do They Impact the Economy?

Back to the future with the Engagement Economy

Columnist Chandar Pattabhiram explains the new Engagement Economy — a world where everyone and everything is connected, fundamentally shifting the relationships between buyers and sellers. Chandar Pattabhiram on February 2, 2017   Last week, Marketo’s Chief Executive Officer (and my boss), Steve Lucas, introduced a bold new concept: the Engagement Economy. This is a world … Continue reading Back to the future with the Engagement Economy

E Trade Adaptive Portfolio Review – A Millennial Tale

by Carlos SeraAugust 27, 2016 “How Investment Advisors Hurt Millennials and How Millennials Hurt Themselves” As the father of four Millennials, I am angry at the blatant disregard Investment Advisors show towards Millennials. The most egregious disregard is the recent advent of automated investing as a way of catering to the investment wants, not needs, … Continue reading E Trade Adaptive Portfolio Review – A Millennial Tale