Articles by tag: Demand

The Cato Institute 2022 Housing Affordability National Survey Indicates Concern Over Housing Affordability

Cato Institute

The Cato Institute 2022 Housing Affordability National Survey was released and the results reflect national concern regarding the housing market and its affordability. There are signs that the housing market is correcting itself after a couple of hot years, but the process has been gradual. Mortgage interest rates are still roughly twice what they were…

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Energy
Will Rises in COVID-19 Cases or a Projected Increase in Production Cause Bigger Oil Price Jumps?

With gas prices at the highest America has seen since 2014, consumers are left wondering what is causing the increase while energy traders try to make sense of the various factors fluctuating oil futures. Troy Vincent, a Market Analyst with DTN, a real-time commodity market information and analysis company, took some time to break…

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Energy
OPEC+ May Raise Output by 500,000 BPD

Energy Aspects analyst Amrita Sen says that OPEC and its allies are likely to raise output by “anything up to 500,000 barrels per day” even as the cartel doesn’t have the capacity to meet potential increased summer demands. Tune in below as OPEC+ heads for a meeting that could prove crucial for oil prices.  …

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Engineering & Construction
What in the World is Going on with the United States Housing Market?

U.S. new-home sales rebounded sharply in March to the highest since 2006. Watch or read below to hear Mark Vitner, senior economist at Wells Fargo, speak about the causes and long term impacts of the U.S. housing demands. Host: I’m curious, Mark, when you look at some of the data that we’ve been getting out…

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Transportation
Southwest CEO Speaks on Pent Up Travel Demand, Industry Outlook and more

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly says “no question the worst is behind us,” as he discusses first-quarter results, consumer and business travel demand, and the relaunch of Boeing 737 Max jets. Watch or read more below.   Host: You talked in the statement today and on the call about the worst being behind us, quote, what…

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Oil Producers Face a Long Haul Back to Business as Usual

(Bloomberg) This is no time for the world’s oil producers to start adding supplies to the global market if they want to drain a glut that built up because of Covid-19. That’s the conclusion that comes out of the latest monthly forecasts published by the world’s three major oil agencies — the International Energy Agency, the…

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Bricks and Clicks
Navigating Price Increases in Retail and Big-Box Stores

Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin guides retailers to be the hero and navigate the industry’s biggest B2B challenges online and offline.   Bricks and Clicks lives on the cutting edge of retail, and host Jennifer Kaylo Ruscin shared some insights on the latest episode about getting price increases accepted and avoiding dreaded store counts with easy-to-avoid stumbles. Kaylo…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Signs of Recovery After COVID-19 Shutdown: KUKA Robotics Orders Received Increase in the Third Quarter
November 2, 2020

Following the downturn due to COVID-19, positive developments between July and September. Orders received in third quarter 20.4% higher year-on-year. Book-to-bill ratio at 1.09 (Q3/19: 0.75). CEO Peter Mohnen: “KUKA has performed convincingly despite extremely difficult market conditions, but challenging months lie ahead of us.” Following the economic downturn in the first half of the year due to…

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