July 2017

The Unemployment Rate Is the Most Useless Measure of All

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4% in June. But trends in two less-prominent indicators – the labor force participation rate and the employment-to-population ratio – highlight weaknesses in the country’s employment picture. Real Clear Markets Read More...

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NC Port Connects To Queen City Express Next Week

Daily rail service will among the fastest, most direct in and out of the Charlotte Region from any southeastern U.S. port, providing additional shipping options for Charlotte importers and exporters. It's the first connection to intermodal rail service at the Port of Wilmington in 30...

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Growth Helps Earn Recognition for Economic Developer

The leadership of North Carolina Economic Developer of the Year Wanda Yuhas is grabbing headlines in Greenville. Looking back at her 30 years in the profession, she credits her board members for their work in attracting and keeping great companies and people in Pitt County. Daily...

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