Midwest year-end review
- Firms' 1998 fortunes rose or fell in sync with states. Goldsmith, Steve; Shields, Yvette; Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;02/10/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30576, p30
Focuses on developments related to municipal bonds in Midwestern States for the year 1998. Increase in bond issuance; Bond issuance rates in the region's smaller states as faster than those in larger states; Factors affecting the market; Comments by market analysts.
- Midwest invisible supply. // Bond Buyer;02/10/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30576, p30
Presents information on the municipal bond market in Midwestern States as of February 10, 1999. Includes names of issuers; Amount of bond issues; Underwriters.
- Midwestern Cities Are on the Fiscal Mend, S&P Reports. Carvlin, Elizabeth; Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/30/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31916, p38
Reports that cities in the Midwest are expected to remain stable in the next few years as revenue collections improve due to a stronger economy. Revenue shortfalls in 2001 and 2002 budgets; Standard & Poor's ratings on Cleveland and Milwaukee; Region's top-rated cities; Flat revenue growth;...
- Midwest polishes rusty image, forges rebound. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;4/30/97, Vol. 89 Issue 108, p8
Discusses the accomplishments made in the Midwest, United States of covering incomes, employment and governance. Information on a report issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Reference to the nation's unemployment rate; What was cited in the report; Details on the economic conditions...
- The former rust belt now shines as manufacturer of economic growth. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;11/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 246, p1
Focuses on the economic growth of the ten Midwest states located in the United States as reported in November 1995. High employment rate in the states; Continuation in the trend could lead to the highest employment rate recorded, greater than the national average; Condition in the states during...
- Thump, thump, thump. Healy, Beth // Crain's Chicago Business;4/3/95, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p3
Reports on the economic prospects of Chicago, Illinois and the Midwest. Economy as heading to the proverbial `soft landing'; Industries that propelled growth in the area; Projected spending of businesses and consumers in the second half of 1995; Scaleback in the auto industries; Techniques in...
- Rust Belt Comeback. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p40
Discusses the reasons for the economic improvement in the Rust Belt, a center of heavy industry located in the Midwest. Previous economic problems in the region; Availability of service jobs; Improvement in agriculture.
- How the Midwest Has Won. Testa, William A. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p42
Discusses the importance of technology and improved product quality of automakers and other manufacturers in the Midwest for the economic recovery of the region. Unemployment rate in the region and the whole of the United States (US); Geographic feature of the Midwest; Changes in the way...
- Four Keys to Success. Skorburg, John W. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p50
Focuses on the factors that contributed to the economic success of the Midwest in the 1990s. Growth of overall economy in the United States (US); Tax system; Availability of quality education; Increase in employment opportunities.