Midwest economy

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Drought Drains Midwest Economy

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

09/04/2012

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Midwest Business Conditions Index Falls in June

A quarter of the managers surveyed say the biggest hurdle in the next year is implementation of health care reform.

07/02/2012

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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.

05/18/2012

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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.

05/01/2012

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Midwest Economy Struggles Along

Business conditions in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggest a slowdown in growth.

08/01/2011

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Midwest Economy May Be Slowing

Higher energy prices and supply problems stemming from the Japanese tsunami and Midwest and Plains flooding have slowed economic growth.

07/01/2011

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Leaders Tell City: Stop Squabbling

An economic development conference draws advice for the city from around the Midwest.

06/15/2011

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Economist: Exports aiding Midwest Economic Growth

Exports are making “a significant contribution to growth.”

06/01/2011

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Economic Growth Predicted for Missouri

…slipped slightly but still points to growth over the next few months.

04/01/2011

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