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Midwest Consumers Cautiously Optimistic About 2013 Economy: Huntington Bank Survey

Huntington Bank’s first survey of consumers in its Midwest markets, the newly created Midwest Economic Index, reveals cautious post-election optimism about the U.S. economy in 2013 entering the year-end holiday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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Comerica Economic Update Finds Michigan Job Growth Slowing

A slowdown in job growth is seen in southeast Michigan by Comerica Bank as auto sales are leveling off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

Event Notices From November 20

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

Event Notices From October 31

The latest news of events and meetings at Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions


UM Finds Improved Job Outlook In Six Southeast Counties

After posting modest job gains last year, the six-county region of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland and St. Clair will add more than 50,000 jobs this year through 2013, say University of Michigan economists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

Event Notices From March 17

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions.



GVSU Sees ‘Significant Improvement’ In West Michigan Economy

Confidence in the greater Grand Rapids economy will near 60 percent for 2011, according to an annual survey by Grand Valley State University economist Hari Singh.


UM: Slow Recovery Will Pick Up Speed

While the nation’s economy will gain some momentum in the second half of next year, it will take until 2012 before unemployment finally begins to subside, say economists at the University of Michigan.