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Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

...fewest in six months.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, blamed the shortfall mostly on the dollar's...against a basket of other currencies in the past year. Moody's helps compile the ADP data.The strong dollar has also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-06/hiring-us-businesses-slows
With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

...the summer and that will lay the basis for a rate hike at the September meeting," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.Once the Fed does start raising rates, it's expected to do so very gradually."I look for it to be one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/economy-uncertain-no-fed-r
South Carolina upsets Mississippi 60-58 in SEC tournament

...think it was a foul, but said when he heard the whistle that his thought was "fail. That's it. Failure."Stefan Moody's desperation shot that followed wasn't close and came too late for the No. 6 seed Rebels, whose postseason chances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-13/south-carolina-upsets-mis
US adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent

...gas, spending in January still rose at a decent pace after adjusting for lower prices.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the economy to grow 3 percent this year, which would be first time it's reached that level in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/us-adds-robust-295k-jobs-j
Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in March

...back in March," said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, which analyzed the survey data.Falling oil...setback by changing their yearly forecasts, including Moody's Analytics' Zandi. He still expects consumer spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/survey-us-businesses-add-1
High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

...most recent quarter, according to Moody's Investors Service, and long-term...selling new policies, according to Moody's. The largest provider, Genworth...wrong," says Shachar Gonen, a Moody's analyst who covers the industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-03-30/high-nursing-home-bills-squeeze-ins
US economic growth rate unrevised at 2.2 percent in Q4

...excesses that can lead to over-building, over-lending or other problems," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "We are a long way from that."Looking far into the future, Zandi said the current expansion may only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-economic-growth-rate-un
Top US banks pass Federal Reserve's 'stress tests'

...tests are a more modest standard than what we will get next week," said Cayetano Carrasco-Gea, the senior director at Moody's Analytics. "We will see a few banks fail next week."The tests, conducted since 2009, were designed to restore badly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/top-us-banks-pass-federal-
US businesses post steady job gain in January

...transportation and utilities firms added 54,000 jobs, up from 40,000 in December.Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, which compiles the report, said that oil and gas drilling companies have started to cut back on their payrolls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-04/us-businesses-post-steady-
US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

...remained at a six-year low of 5.8 percent."These were boom-like numbers," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "They indicate that the U.S. economy is on very solid ground."November's robust job growth, reflecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-adds-321000-jobs-most-n