Results tagged with 'Economy'
Published April 20, 2015
More Wisconsinites are ticked off at Gov. Scott Walker than they were last year. That's what a new poll found a couple of days ago. True, it's only one poll. And a month is forever in politics. And some people might be annoyed at Walker but will still vote for him again down the road (depending on his opponents). But there's no question that the swing in support is significant, at least as a snapshot of now.
Published Oct. 17, 2014
Jay Leno will return to television hosting a new primetime show for CNBC. Based on his ongoing web series, the tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage" will start sometime early next year.
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.
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.
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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A dollar doesn't go as far as it used to. In fact, it goes farther. At least, that is when we are talking about purchasing durable goods. Durable goods are the types of economic goods that are not used up quickly. Automobiles and appliances are two of the more familiar kinds of durable goods that...
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...
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 ...
'When life hands you lemons, make lemonade!' This time-tested soliloquy is not without merit. In fact, it is more popular then ever these days as life seems to be distributing more lemons than anything else. As a result, this simple, positive affirmation is often utilized to remind ourselves (or ...
Sleep in a Bottle? Now I'll Drink to That! - March 12th, 2014by Paul WinghartIt seems that surplus productivity has taken the beverage industry by storm. Gone, apparently, are the days when a beverage was sold on its ability to "quench that deep-down body thirst". Now, a beverage ...
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