Sister Simone Campbell To Speak On Growing Economic Disparity In U.S.Sister Simone Campbell, who leads the Catholic social justice lobby called NETWORK, says people don't realize that the average age of those making minimum wage is 28 and many are struggling to feed their children.
Business Economists See Steady Economic Growth In Months AheadA survey of business economists predicts economic growth will accelerate in the months ahead.
Study: Poverty Levels Are Declining Throughout The WorldA new study indicates that the level of poverty seen throughout the world is decreasing, with Earth's poorest denizens experiencing less poverty than the lowest economic echelons of the past.
Purchasing Managers December Index Shows Growth In Production, JobsThe Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index dipped one-tenth of a point in December to 51.8 from 51.9 in November. PMI index values above 50 generally suggest an expanding economy.
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GVSU Economist Predicts Rising Regional Business ConfidenceA Grand Valley State University economics expert aid the business confidence index in West Michigan is poised to approach 60 percent for the first time in five years.
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Economics Dept.: Personal Income Up, But Are We Better Off?Although U.S. personal income per capita has risen 5.7 percent since 2000, an increase in tax-exempt benefits provided by the government and employers accounted for all of the income growth in the past decade, says a University of Michigan economist
Comerica: Michigan Economy Ticks Up in JanuaryComerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index rose one point in January, to a level of 87. January's level is two points above the average for all of 2010, and 15 points, or 23 percent, above the Index cyclical low of 71.
If You're Happy And You Know It...Do You Live In Detroit?Where do the happiest people live? A new Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index says it's not Michigan.
Churches Not Immune From The Foreclosure CrisisJust as many homeowners who borrowed too much or built too big in good times, many churches did the same and are now struggling as collections shrink.
UM: Slow Recovery Will Pick Up Speed