GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The conventional wisdom is true — the person who winters in Florida before heading back North is most likely to be a New Yorker over 55, a new University of Florida study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Growing job discontentment and sudden negative events during an employee’s first month on the job are crucial in determining whether he or she will leave within the first two years, according to a study by a University of Florida researcher on early employee job turnover.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians edged up slightly this month, driven by favorable conditions for gas prices and the stock market, University of Florida economists report.
The overall preliminary index gained two points to 96, and three of the survey’s five components also rose.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Infantry soldiers suspicious that a truck or box may contain explosives or chemical weapons may soon be able to find out for sure by shooting the target with a sticky little projectile that can detect the danger and report it from afar.
The crayon-sized sensor, which users fire from a standard paintball gun, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians remained steady in April, with optimism about buying big-ticket items amid signs of an improving economy balanced by concerns for the long-term health of the U.S. economy, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians experienced its biggest drop in nearly 18 months, prompted by fears of additional terrorist attacks after the bombing strikes in Spain as well as continued pessimism about the job market, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians remains unchanged in February, with concerns about long-term economic conditions balanced by optimism about personal finances in the short term, University of Florida economists report.