U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs, a sign of confidence in the economy despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China.
Grand River Sailing Club Director Betty Clark said the influx of boats and sailors was an economic boost for others in the city.
The report shows that the nearly 9-year old economic expansion — the second-longest on record — remains on track.
Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in 30 years, a trend that could weigh on economic growth in the coming decades.
Dr. Paul Isley, economics professor at Grand Valley State University, shared a sunny economic forecast for 2018.
Officials from the local Chamber of Commerce have made the rounds to area municipalities in recent weeks, highlighting details of the 2017 Business Intelligence Report for the Lakeshore region.
Call them the unrecovered — a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession.
Paul Isely, associate dean of the College of Business at Grand Valley State University, shared his views on the economy of West Michigan during Tuesday’s Economic Forecast 2017 at the Grand Haven Community Center.
WASHINGTON — Americans are of two minds about the economy in the midst of an election race that largely hinges on the issue. They are strikingly pessimistic about the national economy yet comparatively upbeat about their own financial
May 19, 2016 at 1:00 PM
WASHINGTON — American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growth.
WASHINGTON — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2017 fiscal year state budget includes funding for skilled worker training — a prospect that excites those with a finger on the pulse of the manufacturing industry.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — It’s a little more than a month into a new calendar year, and all signs point to continued growth in Grand Haven Township.
Look for the local economy to continue to grow this year, and on into 2017.
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