Business Press Releases



First Quarter Consumer Confidence

Consumer Confidence Rising Among U.S. Hispanics

By | 04/13/2022

Despite a higher cost of living from rising inflation, the Hispanic population in the United States was more optimistic about its finances heading into the new year than it was at the end of 2021.

Increasing Inflation

FAU Researchers: Fed Taking No Action to Offset Inflation

By | 03/31/2022

The real value of wages for workers across the nation is likely to fall even further as the Federal Reserve shows no signs of neutralizing worse-than-expected inflation, according to researchers at FAU.

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U.S. Housing Prices Still Rising Along with Mortgage Rates

By | 03/29/2022

When mortgage rates rise, home prices tend to level off or decline because fewer people can afford to buy. Experts are counting on that adage to help cool the nation’s torrid housing market.

 


 
Entrepreneurship

Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

FAU Student’s Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

By | 04/21/2021

A Florida Atlantic University undergraduate who created an app for the marine industry won the $10,000 first prize in the 13th annual Business Plan Competition held by FAU’s College of Business and the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

 

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Rental apartments in May 2022

Rising Interest Rates Not Likely to Give Renters Relief

By | 06/28/2022

Crushing rent increases remain the norm across Florida and beyond, and the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate hike is unlikely to improve the landscape for cash-strapped renters, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

 

 
 
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