Economic Report Points To Slow Growth In Midwest, PlainsSlow economic growth likely lies ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a monthly survey report issued Wednesday. The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped to 51.4 in March from 57 in February, the report said. The January figure was 54.8.
Report: Slow Growth Ahead In Midwest, PlainsSlow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business in the region, according to a monthly report released Monday. The survey of business leaders conducted by Creighton University showed an overall economic index for the region of 51.3 in November. That's down from October's 51.8 and barely above the neutral score of 50.
Bankers Say Farm Income Helping Rural EconomyBankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states expect the rural economy to continue growing in the months ahead because of the strength of farm income.
Midwest, Plains Bankers Optimistic On EconomyThe outlook for rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states remains positive thanks to the improving economy, according to a new survey of bankers released Thursday.
Economy Gains Strength In 9 Midwest StatesThe economy is gaining strength in nine Midwest and Plains states because global growth and continued low interest rates have provided a boost to agriculture and energy businesses, according to a new survey released Tuesday.