A survey by an economic forecasting group shows that economic activity is still weak in the Midwest.
The latest figures from the Missouri Gaming Commission show that overall casino gambling revenue rose 7 percent in July to $146.9 million, up from $136.9 million in July 2007.
The project was authorized by lawmakers a year ago and has yet to begin because of a tight credit market and delays in negotiating a contract.
In front of a roaring, standing-room-only crowd at the Missouri University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama, D—Ill., detailed his economic plan for the nation if he is elected president. The senator stopped in Springfield, Rolla and Union on Wednesday as part of his economic tour through rural Missouri.
Rumors of recession have been swirling through the country for months, and whether they’re true or not, the economy is on voters’ minds. Candidates for the Ninth District seat in the House of Representatives shared their views.
Rising prices for gasoline and endless lists of projects have turned the idea of home ownership into a nightmare. In a sound economy, the dissatisfaction would probably never have arisen. On a bright summer day in any other year I would have been horrified if anybody had suggested apartment living to me.
Economic forecasters say the worst of the painful housing slump and the credit crunch might come to an end this year, but they expect the economy will weaken further and unemployment will rise.
That’s the latest outlook from forecasters in a survey to be released Monday by the National Association for Business Economics.
The Democratic presidential hopeful will meet with workers at a clothing manufacturer. The stop is part of a tour of mostly swing states.
After months of talking about the economy's resilience, President Bush was able to pivot his latest pep talk off some encouraging signs — at least relative to the gloomy indicators of late.
Sixty-one percent of the public thinks the economy is now suffering through its first recession since 2001, according to an Associated Press-Ipsos poll.
Business owners should not be subjected to a city ordinance that prohibits smoking because government wants to mandate public health and welfare.
During an economic outlook conference Tuesday, a speech by Dennis Donovan of New Jersey-based WDG Consulting gave a largely positive analysis of Columbia's economy.