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Looking at a company's finances include tangible assets: PP&E. (Image by "Barescar90" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

Property, plant & equipment

Property, plant and equipment is a large asset for many companies. Here’s help in analyzing PP&E figures on a balance sheet. The basics of PP&E PP&E consists of tangible assets

Fashion businesses are leaders in the made-in-America manufacturing movement. (Image from "Whirligigtop" via Pixabay)

Fashion to furniture, 4 trends in domestic manufacturing

Growing numbers of American companies are seeing the virtues in re-shoring part or all of their operations. There are solid reasons. Americans like domestically made goods, and a growing appetite exists for

Finding new stories in domestic manufacturing, part 1

Domestic manufacturing has become an even bigger story as the national election looms. This blog outlines business stories to pursue on this timely topic. Explore innovative business investments In her economic

Five story ideas on domestic manufacturing

More corporations are finding it makes sense to their bottom lines to keep manufacturing onshore versus outsourcing entire operations overseas. This blog explores five story ideas around the intriguing business

Fighting Right to Work CC by Joe Brusky

How to cover right-to-work and union fees

Since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, many media organizations are following the tussle between President Obama and Congress about naming a successor to the court. Scalia’s death

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Five tips for covering manufacturing

Manufacturing reporting and money reporting go hand-in-hand. Every U.S. city has a factory somewhere and covering them is just as important as any other business story. Stories could range from reporting on

Can a factory change a city’s image?

Reno, Nev., has been known primarily for three things through its history: as gold-rush town, a place to get a divorce, and gambling. Now, it hopes Tesla’s $5 billion gigafactory

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