Inflation causing increased ‘concern’ for homebuilders: NAHB CEO
National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard warned that inflation is causing increased “concern” for the industry.
is causing increased "concern" for the industry.that the fight over what is true and what isn't, continues (on Twitter, of course), with Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal maintaining the company position that bot accounts are being less than 5%.He and his wife Miranda Kerr announced they will off student loans for new graduates at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.| Indianapolis Star Newfields has announced its new president and CEO.
Howard made the comments on " " on Tuesday, shortly after the release of the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for May, which revealed that builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell eight points to 69.The association noted in a news release that the drop depicts the fifth straight month that builder sentiment has declined and is the lowest reading since June 2020.In response to that, Twitter's CEO, Parag Agrawal, stated that Musk's suggestion to measure the problem by performing a random sampling of 100 accounts cannot work.The index can range between 0 and 100 with any print over 50 indicating positive sentiment.The gift has been certified through the school’s financial aid office, leaders at Otis College said.Any reading above 80 signals strong demand.Additionally, Agrawal stated that in order to perform an external check of which accounts belonged to bots and not real people, they would need to use private information and Twitter doesn't share it, so it was impossible to do it."We’re facing a perfect storm here," Howard told host.Jerry Wise served as interim president after Charles Venable resigned in February 2021 t that sought to maintain the organization's "traditional, core, white art audience" while diversifying patrons.
"We have increased costs of construction...We have a supply chain that’s broken.We have inflation that’s bringing up interest rates for buyers and also interest rates for builders at the front end of the transaction.well, eloquent: — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 16, 2022 Despite being unhappy with this response, Musk has previously stated that he is still committed to the acquisition but did not share any more details about the status of the deal." National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard warns inflation is causing increased"concern" for the industry.(Fox News | iStock / iStock) "Right now we are increasing our concern about inflation," he continued, noting that "we’re saying that there is more than a one in three chance that we’re going to have a recession in the coming months.He stated that many accounts that are run by real people might look fake superficially.
" Howard provided the insight one week after it was revealed that inflation cooled on an annual basis for the first time in months in April, but rose more than expected as supply chain constraints, the Russian war in Ukraine and strong consumer demand continued to keep consumer prices running near a 40-year-high.The Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index, a broad measure of the price for everyday goods including gasoline, groceries and rents, rose 8.He added that advertisers need to know what they're getting for their money, and underlined that the estimate is fundamental to the financial health of the social media platform.3% in April from a year ago, below the 8.5% year-over-year surge recorded in March.We will see how this conversation will unfold, but it sure does seem that the acquisition deal of Twitter might not happen immediately.Prices jumped 0.
3% in the one-month period from March.Some of the speculations following Elon Musk's tweet on Friday suggest that his goal may be to complete the deal at a lower price or try to find a way to walk away from it.Those figures were both higher than the 8.1% headline figure and 0.Twitter's CEO, nevertheless, seems committed to standing behind the company's reported numbers.2% monthly gain forecast by Refinitiv economists..On April 5, 2022, Elon Musk was appointed to Twitter's board (this was before he proposed a bid to buy Twitter) and was welcomed by Agrawal in a tweet.
Twitter's CEO argues with Musk over bot accounts (update - Musk says deal cannot move forward!)Elon Musk and Twitter's CEO Parag Agrawal are having some beef.
Snapchat CEO surprises college graduates, pays off student loan debtNearly 300 graduates walked the stage, debt-free, thanks to Snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel.
Newfields announces Colette Pierce Burnette as incoming president and CEOColette Pierce Burnette will assume the position of president and CEO of Newfields this summer, coming from Huston-Tillotson University in Austin.
Airbnb’s Billionaire CEO Is Giving The Obama Foundation $100 Million For Travel-Focused College ScholarshipsStudents will get a $10,000 stipend and free Airbnb housing to travel and work between their junior and senior year of college. Barack will want a nice % of this $100 mil as a commission - the man don’t work for free! That's guys that we need, that don't waste money but use it for good actions!
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, supermodel Miranda Kerr pay student loans for Otis College's graduating classCharles Hirschhorn, president of the Downtown LA art college, announced the gift as the single largest donation in the history of Otis College. The previous largest gift to the school was for $10 million.
Twitter CEO addresses recent spam account concerns | Digital TrendsThe question of how many spam accounts are actually on Twitter is more complex than we thought. Twitter CEO ParagAgrawal issued an explanation via tweets.