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Michigan's Snyder joins parade of lame-duck GOP governors sabotaging things on the way out

MICHIGAN'S SNYDER JOINS PARADE OF LAME-DUCK GOP GOVERNORS SABOTAGING THINGS ON THE WAY OUT

When outgoing Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sat down to sign a few bills Friday, photographers and local news cameras were not invited. Fair...

Economics Of A Border Wall

ECONOMICS OF A BORDER WALL

President Donald Trump has made building a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico one of his signature issues. Today, the Indicator...

 
 
 
The Dow drops 200 points after Chinese economic data sparks growth fears

THE DOW DROPS 200 POINTS AFTER CHINESE ECONOMIC DATA SPARKS GROWTH FEARS

Global equities fell Friday as disappointing economic data in China added to fears about slowing economic growth. The S&P 500 shed...

U-M's Desai Accelerator Invests Millionth Dollar Since 2013 Launch

U-M'S DESAI ACCELERATOR INVESTS MILLIONTH DOLLAR SINCE 2013 LAUNCH

The University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator , an incubator open to early-stage tech startups regardless of their connection to the...

 
 
 
Global stocks slide following weak reports from China

GLOBAL STOCKS SLIDE FOLLOWING WEAK REPORTS FROM CHINA

NEW YORK - Stocks are sagging Friday after weak economic data from China has investors worrying about the global economy again. China's...

Here Are The 'Outside The Box' Progressive Ideas 2020 Democrats Are Pitching

HERE ARE THE 'OUTSIDE THE BOX' PROGRESSIVE IDEAS 2020 DEMOCRATS ARE PITCHING

The likely Democratic presidential pack is embracing ambitious economic policies, like Medicare for all and a $15 minimum wage. Those...

 
 
 
Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

ASIAN SHARES FALL ON POOR CHINESE ECONOMIC DATA

SINGAPORE - Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the...

Stocks end mixed and oil rallies

STOCKS END MIXED AND OIL RALLIES

Wall Street closed mixed Thursday amid trade hopes and economic growth concerns. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week, the most since March. Watch...

 
 
 
Investors are blowing the next recession out of proportion - here's why they shouldn't be worried about an economic meltdown

INVESTORS ARE BLOWING THE NEXT RECESSION OUT OF PROPORTION - HERE'S WHY THEY SHOULDN'T BE WORRIED ABOUT AN ECONOMIC MELTDOWN

One of the biggest risks to the stock market is the fear of a recession, much more so than a recession itself. There are warning signs...

Big-money investors are piling into 'opportunity zone' funds in lower-income neighborhoods, but there are a bunch of reasons to be cautious

BIG-MONEY INVESTORS ARE PILING INTO 'OPPORTUNITY ZONE' FUNDS IN LOWER-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS, BUT THERE ARE A BUNCH OF REASONS TO BE CAUTIOUS

Asset managers are rushing to offer products to invest in so-called opportunity zones: economically depressed areas that could benefit...

 
 
 
The US is only a leader in tech because of foreign workers. Silicon Valley could have happened anywhere if it weren't for one crucial visa

THE US IS ONLY A LEADER IN TECH BECAUSE OF FOREIGN WORKERS. SILICON VALLEY COULD HAVE HAPPENED ANYWHERE IF IT WEREN'T FOR ONE CRUCIAL VISA

Silicon Valley , a vital part of America's economic edge, is the global center of the digital revolution. But back in the late 1970s,...

Interactive Map Displays Strength of Industry's National Footprint

INTERACTIVE MAP DISPLAYS STRENGTH OF INDUSTRY'S NATIONAL FOOTPRINT

BIO's biennial economic development and jobs report focuses on the economic progress and national footprint of the bioscience industry....

 
 
 
The Caribbean tourism sector needs new approach to tourism analysis

THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM SECTOR NEEDS NEW APPROACH TO TOURISM ANALYSIS

Since the mid-2000s, the ability of the Caribbean tourism sector to boost rapid economic growth has been widely accepted by international...

Schedule for Week of December 9, 2018

SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 9, 2018

The key economic reports this week are November CPI and Retail Sales. For manufacturing, November industrial production will be released...

 
 
 
US sanctions against Tehran are ‘economic terrorism' - Rouhani

US SANCTIONS AGAINST TEHRAN ARE ‘ECONOMIC TERRORISM' - ROUHANI

The US sanctions against Iran are blatant examples of “economic terrorism,” and by disrupting Tehran's ability to fight terrorist attacks,...

Tourism in New Zealand supports 216,000 tourism jobs

TOURISM IN NEW ZEALAND SUPPORTS 216,000 TOURISM JOBS

The tourism in New Zealand has become the backbone of many communities, providing work and significant economic contribution.

 
 
 
Next steps for Georgia's $9.5B film industry on tap at The Business of Film

NEXT STEPS FOR GEORGIA'S $9.5B FILM INDUSTRY ON TAP AT THE BUSINESS OF FILM

Georgia's statewide entertainment industry incentives have boosted its film industry to a $9.5 billion economic impact. For the industry...

Georgia outpaces U.S. growth for sixth year

GEORGIA OUTPACES U.S. GROWTH FOR SIXTH YEAR

The Selig Center for Economic Growth released its 2019 Economic Forecast reports for the nation, the state of Georgia and several of...

 
 
 
Trade Deficit increased to $55.5 Billion in October

TRADE DEFICIT INCREASED TO $55.5 BILLION IN OCTOBER

From the Department of Commerce reported : The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the...

5G smartphones will be more expensive, but OnePlus wants to stay under $1,000

5G SMARTPHONES WILL BE MORE EXPENSIVE, BUT ONEPLUS WANTS TO STAY UNDER $1,000

5G technology is about to invade the smartphone market and will not do it silently or economically. After the presentation of the Qualcomm...