Category: Economic Research

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Fuel Expense Is Forecast to Erase 62% of Profit for Airlines

The International Air Transport Association reported that rising fuel costs could cause the airline industry’s profits to plunge 62% this year, a bigger drop than predicted four months ago. Carriers’ net income is forecast to fall to $3 billion in 2012 from $7.9 billion last year, with the profit margin coming in at 0.5% of…

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2012 Economic Forecast and Breakfast
2012 Economic Forecast Presentations

Thank you for joining us for the 2012 Economic Forecast Breakfast. Below you will find links to the presentations from the event. A Profile of the Workforce in San Antonio MSA & Texas presented by Maya Halebic, MBA, Senior Economist San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – The SABÉR Institute 2012 Outlook for the Texas…

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The October Weekly Economic and Business Update

The Weekly Economic & Business Update is a summary report of key economic and business data releases and reports that are issued each week. Prepared and issued by the SABÉR Research Institute, this report aims to provide current information on current economic and business indicators and market events that affect the local and regional economies….

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San Antonio
The Economic Dichotomy Continues

In our most recent Economic Trends Monthly report, you will continue to see the dichotomy between the U.S. and San Antonio economies. As you are well aware by now, the U.S. economy has hit a soft patch, and there is even an increasing number of discussions about the possibility of a double-dip recession. I think the main…

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Economic Growth
Just a soft patch in the economy?

Given the many economic indicators moving in the wrong direction over the past month or two, there has been much discussion since the last report about whether the economy has just hit a period of slower growth or is headed for another double-dip recession. In the Economic Tidbits section of the report (the last slide),…

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