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What's wrong with sales on Main Street? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Survey which shows that business managers are reporting slow sales currently and projecting slow sales for the next two months.
Why aren't businesses hiring? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Survey that shows businesses are still not feeling motivated to hire more employees and to discuss some of the reasons.
What does the next few months look like for the economy? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Tatum Index, which shows business managers are expecting an improving economy for the next few months.
What's driving optimistic economic sentiment? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the Tatum Index which shows business managers are seeing increased sales and planning increased capital investment.
Jobs openings exist, but where are the qualified applicants? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Index to report that managers are interested in hiring, but can they find qualified applicants?
Why are managers positive about Q4? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey, which indicates that managers are optimistic about the economy for the end of 2013.
Sales and investment are up for Q4. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey that indicates sales backlogs and capital investment are up, as well as improved credit availability.
Is Washington dysfunction becoming irrelevant? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this week's Tatum Survey, which shows increased optimism in the face of a government shutdown and potential default.
After an improved 2nd quarter, the economy is slipping again. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Index that shows the economy is going in the wrong direction for the 2nd half of 2013.
Businesses are still struggling to find solid growth in all segments. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Index which shows sales are holding their own, but investment and hiring is not growing.