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 March 2, 2012 at 6:33 PM
An economist who oversees a monthly survey of nine predominantly Midwestern states says the recovery that began in agriculture now is rippling into more sectors of the rural economy.
posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --...