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Pollack: Let’s talk about the yield curve

Posted by   /  February 20, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19th, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The latest economic news was reasonably positive. There was a rebound in consumer confidence reflecting the end of the partial government shutdown.  Retail sales were up but weak […]

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Casa Grande preparing for Lucid’s high-dollar Arizona car factory

Posted by   /  February 19, 2019  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

A long-delayed car factory in Casa Grande is expected to break ground within months. By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Electric-car startup Lucid Motors plans to break ground within months on a massive Casa Grande factory expected to produce its first car before the end of 2020, a company official said Friday. The ambitious plans for a […]

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3 new hints emerge on final Opportunity Zone rules; beginnings of ‘clear path forward,’ says Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments

Posted by   /  February 11, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

  By Joshua Pollard | Forbes Investors, community advocates and residents across America who have been anxiously awaiting economic revitalization through the Opportunity Zone program have reason to be more optimistic. The government shutdown slowed the progress the IRS had been making toward determining final guidance on the new policy, but important hints are finally […]

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Pollack: Uninterrupted recovery slows – The Monday Morning Quarterback

Posted by   /  February 11, 2019  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Source for Information and Analysis on the Arizona Economy and Real Estate             ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11th, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The limited amount of data that was released this […]

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Tourism dollars important to Pinal, according to study

Posted by   /  February 8, 2019  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Casa Grande Dispatch Newly released numbers from the Arizona Department of Tourism show that tourists spent over $500 million in Pinal County in 2017. The study conducted by Dean Runyan Associates highlighted tourism dollars spent in Arizona and broke them down by county. Pinal County’s economy realized $691.5 million in tourism-related spending, according to […]

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Pollack: 2019 still looks like a positive year

Posted by   /  February 5, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4th, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The increase in jobs in January far exceeded expectations.  The gains were spread over several industries and suggest that the economy is still doing well even if the […]

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Pollack: Shutdown slowdown?

Posted by   /  January 29, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28th, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week On Friday, after more than four weeks, the partial shutdown of the U.S. government ended, at least temporarily.  The agreement included a three-week spending bill that will pay […]

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Immigration’s economic impact on Arizona might surprise

Posted by   /  January 29, 2019  /  Economy, Immigration  /  No Comments

  By Adam McCann | WalletHub Immigration, and how to handle it, continues to be a contentious topic in the United States in 2019. Currently, much of the debate revolves around border security and President Trump’s proposed wall. A partisan disagreement over funding for said wall is a big factor in the partial government shutdown […]

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Valley makes huge jump in annual ‘best performing cities’ ranking

Posted by   /  January 29, 2019  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  Phoenix is outperforming other U.S. cities in landing finance sector jobs By Tim Gallen | Phoenix Business Journal The Phoenix region saw a big jump in the latest ‘Best Performing Cities’ rankings from the Milken Institute. The Valley climbed 20 spots to land at No. 20 on the prestigious annual list, which measures the […]

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How prepared is Arizona for the next economic downturn?

Posted by   /  January 16, 2019  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey said in his State of the State address that he wants the state’s rainy day fund to be $1 billion, a figure that comports with recent research showing Arizona is ill prepared for the next recession. Two of those researchers from Pew Charitable Trust, Stephen […]

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