A painful reality of the current environment is that headcount is a target for cost reduction despite that demands have never been greater — compliance, client demands and the need to access and leverage data and information to avoid a competitive disadvantage.
The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board report on the timeliness of disclosure tells us that not much has changed for the better. We also look at those obligors that might be impacted should the Oroville Dam fail.
With so much attention on job growth from both the outgoing and new administrations, we take a look at what the data, through the end of 2016, tells us about the employment situation relative to our population.
The only two things that Presidential candidates seem to agree on are that their opponent is a puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin and that the U.S. must make significant investments in our crumbling infrastructure.