Economy expected to pick up pace in 2013



A private survey of economists show a more optimistic look on employment that previously estimated, Hoovers reports.

According to the results of a survey by the National Association of Business Economics, payrolls are expected to rise by an average if 188,000 a month in 2012 up from an earlier estimate of 170,000. The national unemployment rate will average 8 percent in the fourth quarter.

Meanwhile, the nation’s economy is expected to grow at a rate of 2.3 percent this year and expand by 2.7 percent in 2013.

Forecasters “expect moderate growth in the near-term with improvement coming in the post-election year,” said Shawn DuBravac, chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association Consumer Electronics AssociationLatest from The Business JournalsDish claims billion GDP pop from network planWireless Zone makes customer service a priorityConsumer confidence on the rise?Follow this company and the survey’s chairman.


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My professional career has always had a focus on sales and marketing including a diverse mix of technology and media sales as well as fund raising and event planning experience. My passion for residential real estate and design led me back to Texas almost a decade ago at which time I acquired my real estate license. I escalated my real estate career when I partnered in a business with my husband, Robert, in which we renovate homes in the Central Austin area. We have a daughter who is the joy of our lives and keeps us on the go and on our toes! Besides my family, my interests include art, design, jogging and music. I am a member of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS® and Member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. My enthusiasm for the highly desired Austin lifestyle, in addition to my extensive knowledge, resourcefulness and professionalism, make me the one to call for properties in Austin.
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