economy

Business
2:11 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Iowa Business Council indicators show slight improvement

Credit www.iowabusinesscouncil.com

After three months of negative economic numbers, the Iowa Business Council’s fourth quarter indicators are up slightly.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

UNO economist sees some impact on economy if no deal is reached to avoid a fiscal cliff

A UNO economist says the fiscal cliff might not have a significant impact on the nation’s unemployment rate.

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Government
5:31 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Douglas County officials: eliminating inheritance tax would cut services, raise taxes

A new report from Nebraska’s Open Sky Policy Institute says counties would have to raise property taxes an average of seven percent if the inheritance tax ends.

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Government
11:23 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Creighton economist expects recession in 2013 without action on the fiscal cliff

A Creighton University economist expects an economic slowdown in 2013 if lawmakers fail to act to prevent the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

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Business
9:26 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Buffett: minimum tax needed on income above $1 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on the "ultra-rich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases.

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Business
3:39 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

Better Business Bureau urges caution when shopping online for the holidays

The Better Business Bureau is warning holiday shoppers to be careful when buying gifts online.

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Business
3:13 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Economic index improves for ten states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An index of economic conditions in 10 Midwest and Western states has jumped for a third straight month, but the looming "fiscal cliff" and other factors have shaken confidence in the region's economy for the coming months.

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Arts
1:00 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Historic north Omaha building to become an arts and culture center

A vacant building in north Omaha will soon become an arts and culture center thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Welcome to the Weekend: Omaha residents, visitors' videos part of tourism campaign

A campaign promoting Omaha as a tourist destination has resulted in 70 videos so far that highlight the city’s attractions and experiences.

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Government
2:16 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Omaha's bond rating downgraded

It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.

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