economy

Government
3:18 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Census figures show steady growth in Nebraska's 3 largest counties

New Census figures show that nearly 40 percent of Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster County’s residents are between the ages of 18 and 44.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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Business
10:23 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges up in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a point in June, hitting 4 percent.

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Arts
6:06 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Omaha Symphony Makes Significant Economic Impact

Music Director Thomas Wilkins, Omaha Symphony

The Omaha Symphony collaborated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research to study the economic impact the symphony has had in the community.

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Government
10:29 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Economic Forecasting Board sees continued growth in Nebraska economy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State economic forecasters expect steady economic and job growth across most of the state industries through 2015.

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Government
12:31 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Nebraska's cash reserve to hit an all-time high

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Higher-than-expected tax revenues in Nebraska will boost the state's rainy-day fund to an all-time high.

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Government
2:21 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nebraska revenue down in May

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net state revenue dipped below projections in May, but is still above the amount expected for the fiscal year that ends on July 1.

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Business
12:29 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Regional economy grew slowly in May

A monthly survey of business conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states shows economic growth was nearly flat in May.

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Business
9:45 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges down slightly in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dipped to 3.7 percent in April after registering 3.8 percent for four straight months.

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Business
1:00 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

China's economy the subject of Friday conference in Omaha

China’s rapid economic growth, aging population, business relationships, and economic reforms are topics of a conference Friday in Omaha.

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