Markets

American optimism toward economy surges to 9-month high as job market hums

American households were more optimistic about the economy this month. The University of Michigan said its index of consumer sentiment jumped to 99.8, just below the cyclical peak. A historically strong labour market helped offset a wave of potential concerns, including the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump and developments […]
American optimism toward economy surges to 9-month high as job market hums
Lifestyle

You can spend a night in the iconic Goodyear Blimp for just $150

The Goodyear Blimp will be available on Airbnb for three one-night stays during the month of October. The listing celebrates the 150th anniversary of college football and comes with complimentary tickets to a University of Michigan football game on October 26, according to Airbnb. Guests will spend the night in […]
You can spend a night in the iconic Goodyear Blimp for just $150
News

Alumni of the University of Michigan’s business school — named after Stephen Ross — rally against the investor in wake of reports of his ties to Trump

Stephen Ross – the investor at the center of nationwide boycotts against his portfolio companies Equinox and SoulCycle – has donated more than $US378 million to the University of Michigan. The boycotts erupted on Wednesday when The Washington Post reported that Ross would be hosting a fundraising event for President […]
Alumni of the University of Michigan’s business school — named after Stephen Ross — rally against the investor in wake of reports of his ties to Trump
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Americans are worried Trump’s tariffs and the government shutdown will hurt the economy

The University of Michigan’s consumer-sentiment index fell to 90.7 in January, well below expectations of 96.4. It was the lowest consumer-confidence reading since October 2016. Americans cited the government shutdown, President Donald Trump’s tariffs, and the recent stock-market sell-off as reasons for their worries. Americans are starting to get worried […]
Americans are worried Trump’s tariffs and the government shutdown will hurt the economy