Economic Growth In Region’s Future

Economic Growth In Region’s Future


The Mid-America Business Conditions Index for May, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, points to healthy and improving growth in the next three to six months.

Dr. Ernie Goss at Creighton University, who over sees the survey, says business prospects look good…

The employment index surged to sixty point zero, itshighest level in more than a year, and up from April’s fifty four point two. Goss said manufacturing is still catching up…


Goss said inflation is a slowly growing factor in the region…


Looking six months ahead, Goss says economic optimism, as captured by the May business confidence index, dipped to a still healthy sixty two point five from April’s sixty four point five.

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