Business Conditions Index
A monthly economic report suggests supply managers surveyed in nine Midwestern and Plains states are optimistic about the regional economy over the next six months. The confidence index for the Mid-America Business Conditions Index jumped to 66.5 last month from 57.2 in November.
Growing energy prices combined with weather-related supply problems has slowed economic growth in nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a new monthly survey released Friday.
A survey in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests that higher fuel prices are slowing the regional economy.
Fewer layoffs and continued optimism mark a February regional economic survey for nine Midwest and Plains states, according to a report released Tuesday.
The regional economy will continue to grow at a healthy pace in the first half of the new year, according to a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states that was released Monday.
A survey of supply managers in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests the region will continue the modest pace of its recovery in the months ahead.