Economy


Study Says Entrepreneurship Is Alive and Well

The 2016 Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship, released today by Kansas City’s Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, indicates an increase of small business activity across the country. A particularly good sign, the report says, is a consistent rise in the survival… more

Government Says Slightly More Jobs Offered in September

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said today, in its Job Openings and Labor Turnover report—that employers posted slightly more job openings in September—5.49 million, up from 5.45 million openings in August, which was an eight-month low. Hires dropped 3.5… more

Survey Says Midwest Economy Continues to Lag

Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, declined for the month of October. The overall index came in at 43.8—down from 45.5 in September and the fourth straight month it has… more