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A market can properly function and prosper when consumption, savings and investments are aligned and in perfect balance.

Moody’s: Recovery prospects for PREPA bondholders down to 35% after storms
December 15, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bondholders can expect to recover about 35 percent of their investments due to the ...

Census Bureau: PR’s median household income drops 4% in last 5 years
December 8, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s median household income dopped by 4 percent from 2012 to 2016, when it stood at $19,606, in comparison t ...

PR economic activity down 2.1% year-over-year in July
September 13, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s economic activity took a 2.1 percent dive in July 2017, when compared to the same month last year, accor ...

Doctors, restaurants lead Jan.-June bankruptcy petitions
July 24, 2017, No Comments

During the first six months of the year, 17 medical doctors filed for bankruptcy protection, reporting more than $23.5 m ...

Velázquez, experts discuss ways to spur PR’s recovery
July 19, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) hosted Tuesday a panel of experts and other members of Congress for a roundtable di ...

Rosselló signs trio of economic development measures
July 12, 2017, No Comments

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed three legislative measures that seek to stimulate the economy and create new jobs in Puert ...

AEI panel debates P.R. fiscal crisis in Washington
May 5, 2017, No Comments

WASHINGTON — A group of economists meeting in Washington debated Puerto Rico’s fiscal future Wednesday, the day afte ...

Bankruptcies down 23% in April; -12% year-to-date
May 2, 2017, No Comments

The number of bankruptcy cases filed in Puerto Rico showed a steep decline last month, when an astounding 23 percent few ...

CNE Growth Commission for P.R. to meet in April
March 23, 2017, No Comments

The Center for a New Economy announced Wednesday that the CNE Growth Commission for Puerto Rico will meet during the fir ...

Planning Board: PR economy will shrink in Fiscal ’17, ’18
March 9, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Planning Board released economic projections for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, which reflect drops in the ...