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Drought Drains Midwest Economy

Mid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth neutral for a second month.


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Midwest Economy Growing Thanks to Farming

Economist Ernie Goss says even though the May numbers are positive, the region’s economic growth will slow in the months ahead.


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Midwest Economy Getting Stronger

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says heavy manufacturing continues to be propel economic growth, with export-oriented manufacturers leading the way.


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Economy Breaking for High Cost of Gas

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says there are signs that the higher energy and fuel prices are slowing growth in agriculture-dependent areas.


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Midwest Economic Growth Stalled

The regional economy will grow slowly over the next three to six months, if at all.


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