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

P.R. manufacturing index drops to 49.1 in November ’16
January 5, 2017, No Comments

On a non-seasonally adjusted basis (NSA), the Purchasing Managers Index for Puerto Rico’s manufacturing sector edged d ...

Studies: PREPA’s proposed rate hike is economy killer
December 6, 2016, No Comments

The rate hike that the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and its bondholders are proposing would further erode the is ...

Puerto Rico bankruptcies drop 26% in November
December 2, 2016, No Comments

Bankruptcy filings dropped by 23 percent in November, when a total of 706 cases were filed, in comparison to the same mo ...

Dudley offers prescription for island’s return to growth
November 30, 2016, No Comments

While admitting that there isn’t much the Federal Reserve Bank of New York can do to spur economic growth for the isla ...

Planning Board: P.R. GNP to shrink by $116.4M in FY16
November 11, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Planning Board presented Thursday revised economic projections confirming that the Commonwealth’s gros ...

CPAs submit ideas to boost 4 key economic areas in PR
September 8, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico CPA Society submitted a set of suggestions to the Congressional Task Force in Washington to boost four k ...

P.R. bankruptcies up 8.14% in Aug., fueled by Ch. 7 cases
September 6, 2016, No Comments

The number of bankruptcy cases filed in Puerto Rico was up 8.14 percent year-over-year in August, when 929 cases were fi ...

Economists to discuss PROMESA’s impact at conference
August 22, 2016, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Economists Association wiil address the impact of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Sta ...

Moody’s issues FAQ report for investors on PROMESA
August 12, 2016, No Comments

In a new report released Thursday, Moody’s Investors Service addressed investor questions regarding the implications o ...

P.R. economic activity slides 1.8% YOY in June
August 9, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s economic activity index held up its downward spiral in June, when it reflected a reduction of 1.8 percen ...