Category Archives: Economy

Global Consumer Confidence At Record High

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/10/09/trade-is-driving-the-drop-in-ceo-confidence-conference-board-ceo.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street on 10/9/19 to discuss The Conference Board’s Global Consumer Confidence Index, trade, recession fears, etc.

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Tariffs Not Eroding Consumer Confidence

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/06/12/the-question-is-how-will-tariffs-impact-the-consumer-says-expert.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell 6/12/19 to discuss the US tariffs on China and the impact on the US consumer.

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Health Savings Accounts Crucial For Millennials

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/04/11/heres-how-to-get-the-most-tax-benefits-out-of-a-health-savings-account.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s “The Exchange” on 4/11/19 to discuss Health Savings Accounts and their relative merits versus IRAs as a tax efficient vehicle to save and cover out of pocket medical costs.

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Consumer Confidence Index Does Not Show Recession

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/12/28/former-office-depot-ceo-consumer-confidence-align-economic-slowdown.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Alley on 12/28/18 to discuss The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index.  The consumer data do not forecast an imminent recession.

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Consumer Confidence Strong

https://caching.grabien.com/c/streams/0510/UakuEK5dSoxILjGGz_JSnA/1543405933/510801.mp4?key=UakuEK5dSoxILjGGz_JSnA Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch program on November 27, 2018 to discuss the Administration’s China negotiations, the Consumer Confidence Index, and the Consumer Expectations Index.

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Early Signs Of Global Slowdown

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/11/16/is-an-economic-slowdown-imminent.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch program on November 16, 2018 to discuss early warning signs of a potential slowdown in the global economy.

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Consumer Confidence At 18 Year High

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/10/30/consumer-confidence-rises-to-highest-level-in-18-years.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch October 30, 2018,  to discuss the latest Consumer Confidence Index results from The Conference Board.

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Interest Rates Threaten Goldilocks Economy

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/10/22/were-in-a-goldilocks-economy-and-people-fear-interest-rates-will-impact-that-expert-says.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch on October 22, 2018 to discuss CEO’s worry about interest rates and their potential effect on the US economy.

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Worker Satisfaction At Highest Level Since 2005

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/08/31/us-workers-report-highest-job-satisfaction-since-2005.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street program on August 31, 2018 to discuss the new Conference Board survey results on worker satisfaction, consumer confidence, and the economy.

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Consumer Confidence In Economy Very High

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/07/31/consumer-confidence-trade-economy.html Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch on July 31, 2018 to discuss The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index. The July results show continued very high confidence in the economy tied to growth and job creation.

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National Priorities Will Prevail

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000567039 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street on November 10, 2016 to discuss the election of Donald Trump and the likely policy focus of his Administration.

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Change The Laws, Don’t Bash Business

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000500523 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk On The Street 3/11/16 to argue that businesses simply follow the laws passed by Congress.  Politicians should stop bashing business for the outcomes but should simply change the laws instead.

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Business Community Must Engage In Election Debate

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000500467 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Squawk On The Street March 10, 2016 to discuss the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections.

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GE Headquarters Move: Shot Heard Around The Country

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000480103 Steve Odland appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch program on January 13, 2016 to discuss GE’s move of their headquarters from Connecticut to Boston.

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VW Has Long Road Back To Recovery

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