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157 years of Northwestern Mutual

Published July 17, 2014

Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 temporary residents to Downtown Milwaukee.

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Talking tourism, conventions, hotels and more

Published March 13, 2014

As a follow up to last week's "Hotel Week" feature, I reached out to the leadership at Visit Milwaukee to get additional flavor on our city's tourism market, capacity and future.

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Panelists provide predictions for the year ahead

Published Jan. 17, 2014

Economist Michael Knetter is forecasting the national gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 3 percent in 2014. Knetter, president of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, issued his macroeconomic projections for the year ahead to an audience of more than 500 people at the Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast presented by BizTimes Media at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee today.

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Commodity glut takes toll on mining industry

Published Sept. 17, 2013

The mining bill was the first and top priority of the Wisconsin Legislature in 2013, but it may take years before any mining-related jobs are created in the state.

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Baird analyst remains bullish

Published Aug. 21, 2013

The U.S. stock market has sputtered this week as analysts speculate that the Federal Reserve Board may be on the verge of tapering its bond-buying program and might even be pondering a slight increase in the core interest rate.

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Reader blogs:

The Greatest Presentation Strategy Ever

I had them clapping by the third slide. Thethird slide. I could hardly believe it.Applause for a presentation on the economy is rarely genuine and seemingly reserved for the end. The joke goes, that clapping is exclusively saved for the end because it is born out of relief that the presentat...

Gas Prices Die Hard

Die Hard is a classic tale of surviving the unexpected by relying on wits and determination. Surviving long enough, that is, to buy time until ample help arrives. Of course, this particular story is shot through the lens of a film camera so the flair for the dramatic is obviously dialed up. Case ...

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