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The Alarming State of Income Mobility

According to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Americans’ income mobility has declined after reaching an all-time high just before the Great Recession in 2007. Worse, this is a long-term trend that shows no signs of slowing down.

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A Black Sheep, Anheuser-Busch & Jacksonville

A look inside Anheuser-Busch's economic, environmental and cultural impact involved in operating a Jacksonville-based brewery where 99.6 percent of everything utilized in the manufacturing process is recycled.

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Detroit: The Motor City's Rebirth in Images

Detroit is a place on the move. Largely overlooked by negative media coverage , the reactivation of a great American city's urban core is well underway. As of 2015, there were 136,401 employees and 35,037 people residing in the 7.2 square mile Greater Downtown Detroit area. In addition, 1,400 new multifamily...

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Can Uber Save The Middle Class?

A report from JP Morgan Chase Institute titled ‘Paychecks, Paydays, and the Online Platform Economy’ has taken a deep dive into the demographics and sources behind an alarming trend of income volatility in the United States. The report takes a compelling look at how the major players in the Online...

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Ranking the Manufacturing Cities of the USA

A list ranking US metropolitan areas by total manufacturing jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You'll find many of the results to be quite shocking.

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Slow Growth In Consumer Spending, Cities Concerned?

Research shows that consumers’ everyday spending on most goods and services in 15 major U.S. metropolitan areas has slowed dramatically, from 5% in the second quarter of 2014 to 0.5% in the comparable period in 2015.

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Foreign Investment Growing In US Real Estate For 2016

In 2016, foreign real estate investors plan continued US investment. New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Seattle and Boston are top targets for foreign real estate investors.

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Expect Favorable Commercial Lending in 2016

Commercial real estate finance leaders expect favorable market to continue in 2016. The majority anticipate a continuation of the past year’s positive market despite concerns of increased volatility and liquidity concerns.

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