Economy

How to Localize Federal Rate Hikes

When Janet Yellen announced a quarter-percent raise in the Federal Reserve interest rate earlier in March,

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Jobs Number, Part 1: Transparency and Trends

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Report for February on March 10, showing a

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Economic Hotspot: Midwest Business Stories

The 2016 election shone a spotlight on the Midwest, placing new emphasis on the region’s economy

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 4: Bonds and Bond Markets

Bonds gets no respect. It’s not clear why. For many companies, institutions and investors, bonds are

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How to Evaluate your Region’s Potential as a Tech Hub

As tech companies continue to abandon the sky-high costs of the San Francisco area, communities across

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Under-explored Stories on the Minimum Wage Debate

Minimum wage increases are spreading across the U.S., with four more states including public referendums on

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Three Regional Economic Business Stories Using BEA Data

The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis provides national, international and even regional

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Five Government Data Sources On the Labor, Employment And Economy Beat

If  you’re reporting on labor, employment or the economy, you’ll need numbers to tell your stories.

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Five Industry Economic Business Stories Using BEA Data

The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis provides data from the national level

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Five National Economics Business Stories Using BEA Data

From consumer spending to international economic data, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis provides data and

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