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Mesa tops Phoenix, Tucson in study of prosperity among large cities

Posted by   /  June 14, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Russ Wiles | The Republic Mesa ranked well above Phoenix and Tucson in a new study of prosperity that generated a slew of unusual findings, up and down the list. Mesa placed 18th in Prosperity Now’s rankings of 64 cities with at least 300,000 residents. Phoenix and Tucson were well below — in 40th and […]

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Ariz. city makes list of 50 worst

Posted by   /  June 14, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Samuel Stebbins and Evan Comen, 24/7 Wall Street Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others. Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable […]

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Experts: Trade war with Canada would hurt Arizona businesses, consumers

Posted by   /  June 13, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal A trade war with Canada would hurt Arizona consumers and businesses, business advocates and international business experts say. Even a skirmish could dent the partnership Arizona businesses have with Canada, the state’s second-largest export market at $2.15 billion and third-biggest import market at $1.45 billion, according to 2017 […]

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Arizona has 13th-best economy in United States, study says

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

  KTAR Arizona has the 13th-best state economy in the nation, according to a recent study by a personal finance website. WalletHub ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia using 28 metrics across three key dimensions: economic activity, economic health and innovation potential. The Grand Canyon State ranked No. 11 in economic activity, No. […]

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Pollack: G-7 disarray

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

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11th, 2018 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The most important economic news was not contained in the data reviewed herein.  It was the seemingly utter lack of progress and disarray that came out of the […]

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Pollack: Economy moving on all cylinders

Posted by   /  June 5, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4th, 2018  The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The biggest news in a week of good news was employment and unemployment.  The national unemployment rate fell to 3.8%.  This rate ties April 2000 for the lowest […]

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Arizona in top tier of states with healthy economies

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

By Adam McCann | WalletHub U.S. economic growth depends heavily on the performance of individual states. But some contribute more than others. California, for instance, blossomed in 2017 as the fifth largest economy in the world, boasting a GDP larger than that of countries like the U.K., France and India. Meanwhile, Alaska, a state with […]

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Eloy, Casa Grande lead population growth in Pinal County

Posted by   /  June 4, 2018  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Jake Kincaid | Eloy Enterprise Casa Grande and Eloy were the fastest growing communities in Pinal County last year — but for very different reasons. According to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau for population estimates in 2017, Pinal County saw notable total growth with a population of 430,237 compared to 415,115 in […]

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Battle begins to shape future of sports betting; such betting in states must be kept competitive, says Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick

Posted by   /  June 1, 2018  /  Economy, Sports  /  No Comments

By Megan R. Wilson | The Hill The Supreme Court decision clearing the way for states to legalize sports betting has set off a scramble to influence new laws and regulations. Five states, plus Nevada, have already passed sports wagering legislation, and legislatures in 14 additional states have bills in the works. The policymaking action […]

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Business group ‘very concerned’ that Trump’s tariffs will harm Arizonans

Posted by   /  May 31, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By KTAR.COM President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada from didn’t go over well in Arizona. Garrick Taylor, senior vice president of government relations and communications for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said Arizonans should be “very concerned for a number of reasons” […]

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