Sam Norwood

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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.
Unemployment won't get fixed until businesses start hiring. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Index that shows hiring is still lagging among employers while productivity is up.
Why are business managers pessimistic about business conditions? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Tatum Survey that shows business managers are not optimistic about business conditions for the next few months.
Why are sales and capital investment still languishing? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey, which indicates that sales are only up because they had no where else to go, plus capital investment is down.
Unemployment is entrenched and chronic in the U.S. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey, which shows unemployment continuing to be stubbornly entrenched in the U.S., and no sign of improvement.