From Red to Black, to Red Once Again
- Will volatility in Brazil's currency ripple through Louisiana? Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/01/99, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p17
Focuses on the effect of currency fluctuations in Brazil on the first quarter of 1999 on the economy of Louisiana. Surge in steel shipped to New Orleans due to currency devaluation in the country; Comments from economic analysts.
- UNO economists predict more jobs, more oil rigs. Russell, Judi // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/6/96, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p6
Reports that according to projections from the University of New Orleans in Louisiana, the metropolitan New Orleans area have an additional 5,999 jobs in 1996, and the oil field service sector labor force will increase. Number of jobs projected for 1997; Assumptions that there will be no...
- Business booster. Bowser, Andrew // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/6/96, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p1B
Focuses on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, and its influence on the economy of St. Tammany in Louisiana. How NASA's decision to stop testing Saturn 5s affected the parish's workforce; Number of governmental agencies with...
- New port study documents economic impact. Delevett, Peter // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/27/96, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p1A
Reports on the findings of a survey by University of New Orleans economist Tim Ryan on the impact of the port system to Louisiana's economy. Use of the survey's findings to lobby state legislators against reducing the port's share of transportation budget; Determining spending, employment, tax...
- Increasing speed of economic cycles leaves change as only constant. Singletary, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/21/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p3
Comments on the factors contributing to the uncertainty in the economic conditions in Louisiana. Role of natural and man-made influences on the length of the business cycles; Important utility of economics and finance; Synchronization of the financing cycle and production cycle.
- Largest general contractors. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/03/97, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p32
Presents chart of general contractors in New Orleans, Louisiana. Full time employees of River Road Construction company; Top local executive of Brackley Construction Inc.; Gross revenue of Norco Construction Co.
- Citybits. Caywood, Thomas; Darce, Keith // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/24/97, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p8
Presents news briefs relating to Louisiana's economy. Terms of Guaranty Broadcasting Corporation's acquisition of WZRH-FM; Why cooks from USS Louisiana attended a course in Creole cuisine in February 1997; Efforts of New Orleans' companies to develop trade relations with Central American...
- Transforming Tangipahoa. Bowser, Andrew // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/3/94, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p3A
Reports on the economic growth of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Commercial construction; Residential construction; Sales tax collection; Population growth; Road improvements; Tourism; Industries; Retail outlets; Medical services; Fruit and vegetable production; Growth of Southeastern Louisiana...
- Economic development: This could be the year. Finn, Kathy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/15/96, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p5
Opinion. Discusses the prospects for the economic development projects in Louisiana. Selection of an economic development executive; Economic assessment conducted by Louisiana State University Loren Scott and other economists; Job Loss in the gambling industry; Retraining of skilled workers...