posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:52 PM
A survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.
posted on October 9, 2015 at 4:34 PM
A declining energy and agriculture sector have pulled down the Midwestern economy according to one academic who tracks the region’s financial health.
posted on July 17, 2015 at 2:26 PM
The Midwest economy may be on the upswing. That’s according to a survey of nonurban bankers released this week from Creighton University.
posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:28 PM
June's results indicate that areas highly dependent on agriculture and energy are experiencing slower growth than a year ago.
posted on July 5, 2013 at 5:31 PM
Continued economic growth is projected – albeit slow.
posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:35 PM
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwest and Plains states dipped last month, suggesting only slow growth for the region over the next three to six months.
posted on October 5, 2012 at 3:56 PM
A leading economic indicator in middle America crept above growth neutral this week, for the first time in several months, but not by much. Creighton University’s “Business Conditions Index” registered a weak 50.4 for the month of September....
posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:16 PM
The economy in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states continued to look weak in September as the drought weighed down agricultural businesses.