Daniel Flatley

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Infrastructure Battle Puts China Chip Bill on Back Burner

chips A 300mm silicon wafer at a display area in the semiconductor fabrication (fab) plant, operated by Robert Bosch GmbH in Dresden, Germany. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

A bipartisan push to make the U.S. more competitive with China and bolster domestic chip production risks falling by the wayside as Congress grapples with a packed year-end agenda in an ever-more-divided Capitol.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
October 20, 2021
Government, Business, Technology

Senate Democrats Ask for Taiwan’s Help With Chip Shortage

A worker views an implementation map at a Toyota Motor Corp. manufacturing plant A worker views an implementation map at a Toyota Motor Corp. manufacturing plant. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Three Democratic senators are asking the Taiwanese government to help the U.S. with a chip shortage that has idled auto plants and sent workers packing throughout the industry as the global economy struggles to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
August 19, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

China Bill to Include $52 Billion for U.S. Chip Manufacturing

A 300 millimetre silicon wafer A 300 millimeter silicon wafer in the clean rooms at the Globalfoundries fabrication plant in Dresden, Germany. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News)

The Senate will include $52 billion to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing in a broader bill to enhance U.S. competitiveness with China, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Biden Unlikely to Quickly Unwind China Tariffs, Democrat Ally Says

President-elect Joe Biden speaks about economic recovery in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 16. President-elect Joe Biden speaks about economic recovery in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 16. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

President-elect Joe Biden isn’t likely to quickly unwind the tariffs President Donald Trump has imposed on Chinese imports, said Delaware Senator Chris Coons, a close ally of the incoming leader.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
November 20, 2020
Government, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Pentagon Might Obtain Self-Driving Vehicles First

BAE Systems

Forget Uber, Waymo and Tesla: The next big name in self-driving vehicles could be the Pentagon.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2018

Consumer Comfort Reaches Seven-Week High on US Economic Views

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Americans last week started feeling much more confident about the economy, pushing the Bloomberg News Consumer Comfort Index to a seven-week high and partly reversing an early-summer slump, figures released Aug. 3 showed.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
August 3, 2017

Weaker Prospects for Incomes Weigh on US Consumer Sentiment

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Less enthusiasm about prospects for the U.S. economy and personal finances sent consumer sentiment to a nine-month low in July, survey data from the University of Michigan showed July 28.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2017
Business, TCA

Americans’ Economic Expectations Decline to an Eight-Month Low

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Americans’ expectations about the economy deteriorated in July to an eight-month low as fewer households viewed conditions as improving, according to figures from the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released July 20.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
July 20, 2017

Americans' Views of Economy Dim in Weekly Consumer Comfort Gauge

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Americans’ perceptions about the economy took a big step back last week even as their views about their own finances and the buying climate stabilized, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index figures showed June 6.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2017
Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Rises

An unexpected rebound in U.S. consumer confidence reflects a buoyant labor market and improved business conditions.

Daniel Flatley | Bloomberg News
June 28, 2017