Job Market Data

Is Pier 1 done?

December 16, 2019 Nic Gustafson

Inside Pier 1 stores this holiday season employees are busy helping shoppers finish up their shopping lists. Back at Pier 1 headquarters finance staff are getting ready for their quarterly earnings call, scheduled for this Wednesday, December 18th. In anticipation …

Peak coal now, peak oil next?

December 11, 2019 Nic Gustafson

November’s job listings data was particularly negative as all states and sectors saw declines, but none more severe than the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector. Employment in the sector has steadily been on the decline, despite President Trump promising to …

Streaming battleground: Disney+ vs. Netflix

November 20, 2019 Nic Gustafson

The streaming war has been hot, but it just got hotter as Disney launched its own streaming service last week (though not without a few hiccups). there has been much speculation as to how this will impact Netflix‘s already slowing subscription …

When comparing the success of healthcare companies, a very important distinction is whether the company is publicly or privately held. We tend to hear that private healthcare companies are able to move faster and innovate earlier but are more volatile, …