Ken Goldstein Quotes

Ken Goldstein, also known as Kene G and Jack Dempsey, born June 1969, is an American musician, film and television writer, producer, director and occasional actor. He is a co-founder of Planet illogica and CEO of The Six Shooter Company and the author of the book series, The Way of the Nerd. Goldstein is an active speaker at conferences and festivals, universities and private and public institutions. He has been a featured and Keynote speaker in Brazil, Australia, France and Germany. He is also a songwriter, guitar player, performer and recording artist who performs under the stage name Jack Dempsey. In 2014 Ken Goldstein completed his first solo album as Jack Dempsey at Capitol Records. The album was produced and engineered by Niko Bolas.

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“There was cautious optimism a month ago that manufacturing declines might have been bottoming out. Now, in the wake of the attacks, economic demand seems likely to slow.”

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“There was cautious optimism a month ago that manufacturing declines might have been bottoming out, ... Now, in the wake of the attacks, economic demand seems likely to slow.”

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“The September data indicate a general weakening in the job picture nationwide -- a trend we were seeing before the recent hurricanes, ... That data is consistent with the latest CEO Confidence Survey, which is also down.”

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“The September data indicate a general weakening in the job picture nationwide -- a trend we were seeing before the recent hurricanes. That data is consistent with the latest CEO Confidence Survey, which is also down.”

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“There's no sign that spending is going to take off, but there's also nothing to show that consumers, finished with back to school spending, are going to put their hands back in their pockets and leave them there.”

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“Is this serious? It's damn serious.”

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“You can't read a double dip into this, especially because so much of this is related to the stock market, rather than to the overall economy, ... The coincident index tells us where we are, which is in recovery. It's not really strong, but we're staying in it.”

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“Overall economic momentum is no longer firing on all cylinders. And hiring intentions this summer are suggestive that companies may not increase hiring until the economy regains more solid footing.”

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“All the folks writing stories about the double dip ought to just delete that file. There are no guarantees, but the train is leaving the station.”

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“Down the road, there are significant consequences in terms of what could be developing with the federal budget.”

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“The flat pace in the leading indicators points to continued moderation in U.S. economic activity. This is reflected in indicators for manufacturing, housing, consumer, labor, and financial markets. The economy is starting to reflect the impact of growth restraints.”

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“The fact that the January number is back up to the higher level we saw in August 2005 indicates that the demand for labor is holding steady and seems to have weathered the hurricane and energy-related effects of last fall. The January online help-wanted ad volume is consistent with what we are seeing from the Consumer Confidence Survey. In January, consumers were more upbeat about current economic conditions, and they were especially more positive about the job market.”

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“To me, that could well prove a more important issue than the impact of Katrina,”

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“A large portion of the declines in ads in November and December are seasonal declines as businesses cut back recruitment ads during the holiday season.”

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“It's probably just some reversal of earlier losses. I'm not sure that it's anything more fundamental than that, although its pretty encouraging.”

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