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REGIONAL NEWS: Nevada, Utah, Colorado Home To Leading Metro Areas, Analysis Finds

Posted by   /  January 15, 2020  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

Reno, Nev. was ranked #1 overall as the top performing metro area in 2019, according to Area Development magazine. By Noah Glick | KUNR Public Radio Reno, Nevada was ranked first overall as the top performing metro area in 2019, according to Area Development magazine. The Mountain West is home to some of the top […]

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Pollack: Single-family affordability

Posted by   /  January 14, 2020  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK& Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week From an economics perspective, the week turned out to be reasonably positive. On the political side, it was a mixed bag. The immediate retaliation by the Iranian government was muted. No American casualties.  […]

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Regional News: California homeownership dream may soon become a nightmare. Here’s why.

Posted by   /  January 10, 2020  /  Economy, Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

For the first time in history, the proximity to the beach, to Hollywood and to mountains will be trumped by living in Middle America By Rogers Healy | FOXBusiness Former California gubernatorial candidate John Cox discusses the large amounts of California residents leaving the state, as well as the homelessness and crime issues it is […]

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Company tax incentives don’t spur economic growth

Posted by   /  January 8, 2020  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios By Dion RabouinJan | Axios More than two years after Amazon announced its search for a second headquarters and cities around the U.S. bent over backwards to offer the megacompany as much free cash and incentives as they could, new research confirms what economists have been saying for years: Such programs are […]

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Census studied citizenship question even after losing in Supreme Court

Posted by   /  January 8, 2020  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Vandana Ravikumar  | Cronkite News  Even as it was losing the fight to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the bureau was running tests last summer that it now claims show the question would not have affected response rates. That finding will not affect the 2020 Census, but advocates say it is a […]

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Pollack: Economic disquiet?

Posted by   /  January 7, 2020  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2020 The Monday Morning Quarterback  A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week This was supposed to have been a quiet week. The most important economic news release of last week was scheduled to be the December employment results which have […]

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Scottsdale ranks as top 2020 job market in U.S.

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Economy  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Scottsdale ranks as the top job market in the U.S. for 2020, according to new research from financial firm WalletHub. Two other Arizona cities — Chandler (6th) and Tempe (8th) — also rank among the top 10 places for jobs nationally. WalletHub ranked U.S. cities on their […]

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Pollack: A look back at 2019

Posted by   /  January 2, 2020  /  Economy  /  No Comments

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ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 23, 2019 The Monday Morning Quarterback  A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week There was very little economic news last week and there will be little this week either mainly due to the timing of the holidays this year. New orders […]

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Minimum wage to bump up in new year

Posted by   /  December 27, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Among the largest group likely to see bigger paychecks are those who are in the personal care and service occupations. By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times What would you do with an extra $2,080 a year? Well, maybe closer to $1,600 after taxes? That’s the happy question facing hundreds of thousands […]

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10 businesses opening or expanding in the SE Valley

Posted by   /  December 24, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Alison Steinbach and Paulina Pineda | Arizona Republic Northrop Grumman celebrated the opening of its new missile defense complex just south of the Loops 101 and 202 interchange last month. The 633,000-square-foot facility in Chandler is home to 2,500 workers focused on missile-defense work and space launches. Gov. Doug Ducey lauded the expansion as one of […]

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