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Allstate plans to bring 2,500 jobs, possible corporate campus to Chandler

Posted by   /  December 12, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Paulina Pineda and Russ Wiles | Arizona Republic Allstate Insurance Company plans to bring 2,500 new jobs to Chandler and could open a new corporate campus in the area. Allstate would become part of a growing number of large insurers operating in metro Phoenix, including State Farm in neighboring Tempe and USAA in north Phoenix. Allstate already […]

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Phoenix more “needy” than other Arizona cities, study finds

Posted by   /  December 12, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Adam McCann | WalletHub unger, poverty and homelessness affect every nation — even the richest and most powerful. According to Feeding America, food insecurity plagues every U.S. county, with 40 million individuals lacking access to adequate food. 12.3 percent of the U.S. population lives in poverty. And in the absence of more affordable housing […]

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Pollack: The stock market had a horrible week

Posted by   /  December 11, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10th, 2018 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The stock market had a horrible week. The talking heads mention increasing rates, the flattening of the treasury yield curve, worries about the proposed settlement of the tariff […]

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Pinal’s economy will remain strong in ’19, expert says

Posted by   /  December 10, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch Pinal County’s economy will continue to remain strong in the coming year, a financial expert said Friday. Elliott Pollack, an economist who has measured the pulse of Arizona’s economy for half a century, said that while economic growth will slow, the state, and the country, are nowhere […]

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Pinal County economically charged heading into 2019

Posted by   /  December 7, 2018  /  Economy, Featured News  /  No Comments

  By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter The economic outlook for 2019 is good according to Elliott Pollack, who spoke to a large crowd at Rawhide for the twelfth year in a row at a Pinal Partnership event. Which is especially true for Pinal County, which has seen not one, but two significant […]

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Pollack: The Eeyore complex

Posted by   /  December 4, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3rd, 2018 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week Some writers just seem to view the world as the glass always being half empty.  I call it the Eeyore complex.  This depressed donkey from Winnie the Pooh […]

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Nikola opens registration for public unveiling of semi-truck

Posted by   /  December 4, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal Nikola Motor Co. opened its public registration Monday for its autonomous hydrogen-electric semi-truck unveiling, vehicle and technology demonstrations and live music event in April. Nikola World will be at WestWorld in Scottsdale April 16-17 to give customers, investors, suppliers and media the first look at the zero-emission trucks as […]

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Bondurant Racing School reopens in Chandler, but gears still stuck in bankruptcy

Posted by   /  December 4, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times The sound of roaring engines and screeching tires have returned to Bondurant Racing School, but can the bankrupt, 50-year-old company hang on through the nasty corner it’s taken? Classes have resumed at the popular race-car-training company at Firebird International Raceway. Souped-up “SRT”-model Dodge Chargers and Challengers zoomed […]

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Americans are moving less than ever, and it’s bad for the economy

Posted by   /  December 3, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Dan Kopf | Quartz The best job for someone is not always in the area where they live. Often times, the job that will pay them most, and make the best use of their skills means moving to another city, state or country. Though making the choice to move can be difficult emotionally, […]

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Conservative economist urges Arizona to pass on windfall from tax conformity

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror An economist from a conservative policy organization that produces model legislation for states is urging Arizona to pass the savings from last year’s federal tax cut legislation on to taxpayers, echoing calls from some Republican state lawmakers who want a lame-duck special session next month. In an op-ed in […]

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