Bookmark and Share Business News in the South from The Randle Report

 

Sign up for Randle Report Daily Emails for all The South's Business and Political News Follow Randle Report on Facebook for Business News in the South Follow Randle Report on Twitter for all The South's Business and Political News

 

 
0
Likes

This map shows how red states increase inequality, and blue states cut it
State and local taxes don't get covered as much as federal ones, but they're still very, very important. Indeed, a new study finds that they can have significant effects on income inequality. Fed researchers Daniel Cooper, Byron Lutz, and Michael Palumbo estimate how major state taxes — sales taxes, income taxes, and motor fuel taxes — have affected inequality from 1984 to 2011. The differences are striking: while in some states, like Oregon, state taxes cut inequality significantly, in many southern states like Tennessee, they actually exacerbated it. Vox.com
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Another government funding showdown looms as Congress heads back to work
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. Business Insider
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events
On Friday, we learned that US companies added 223,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.3%, its lowest level since April 2008. Business Insider
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Florida job news: Construction good; Satisfaction bad
Construction Jobs: Florida ranked second in the nation, behind California, for the number of construction jobs added (28,200 jobs or 7.2 percent) over 12 months, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Orlando Sentinel
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Former Dallas mayor: It's time to build more nuclear reactors
Four years after the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami that led to a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the industry is moving forward again. San Antonio Business Journal
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Rumor: Disney's Hollywood Studios set for $3B expansion, new name
Disney's Hollywood Studios may receive a $3 billion answer to the question: "What's in a name?" Take it with a grain of salt for now, but rumors behind the park's renovation at Walt Disney World Resort have reached critical mass and the truth may soon reveal the largest Disney park renovation in company history. Orlando Business Journal
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

The jobs hole
Recent numbers reflect well on the Fort Smith metro economy, but there remains a four-letter word that makes unpleasant a more in-depth conversation: Jobs. Positive economic headlines have been frequent with sales tax revenue for the city of Fort Smith, building permits in Fort Smith Greenwood and Van Buren, and home sales in Crawford and Sebastian counties. The Cty Wire
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Developer chosen for $30 million project in Jeffersonville
The Jeffersonville Redevelopment Commission voted 3-2 to negotiate with OTH Development LLC to develop a former American Legion property in the city. Business First
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Prepare for liftoff: Houston approved for spaceport (Video)
The Federal Aviation Administration granted a launch site license to make Ellington Airport the 10th commercial spaceport in the U.S., the Houston Airport System announced June 30. Houston Business Journal
Submitted yesterday

0
Likes

Here's the first sign the amphibious ships at Mayport are having an economic impact
BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards will be making $26.8 million worth of repairs to the USS Iwo Jima as part of the ship’s planned maintenance availability. Jacksonville Business Journal
Submitted yesterday

1 ... 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ... 11279

 

 

 

Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

Urban areas have all kinds of assets that are easy to spot. They have the population, so the labor shed is not usually an issue. Urban areas are also connected by better roads, rail and air service and many have river and deep water ports. Usually Internet access and other forms of communication are more efficient in urban areas. And you have a larger array of quality of life options to choose from, such as the cultural assets found in metropolitan areas.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

 FEATURE  
By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

FEATURE     
After I finished the cover story for this issue, I read an interesting article by economist Paul Krugman, the op-ed columnist for the New York Times, titled, "Partying like it’s 1995." Generally I side with Krugman, even though I am a journalist, not an economist. Occasionally, though, I read some of his stuff and ask myself, "What planet did Krugman come from?" Like when he predicted a shift of automotive assembly to Canada after Toyota announced a new plant in Woodstock, Ontario in 2005 because of "free healthcare," among other benefits. That Toyota deal was the last major automotive assembly plant announced in Canada and I predict it will be the very last one for the Canadians.
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean
If you have ever seen one of my presentations, then you know about the word "reshoring" and how that phenomenon has lifted the spirits of even the most skeptical Southerners regarding the future of the region's economy. After all, in the last four decades, manufacturing has suffered a bloodletting never before seen in U.S. history. The biggest factor behind the slow and long meltdown that began in the 1990s was the herd mentality to offshore manufacturing capacity to cheaper locales, primarily by U.S.-owned companies.
 


 

 

Winston-Salem NC
Southern Business & Development Southern Auto Corridor Small Town South Randle Report

Copyright ©2015 Randle Report
All of the South's Business News, Political News, and Economic Development News in One Place
Login