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Midwest Business Leaders Optimistic Despite Coronavirus: Survey

Business leaders are optimistic the economy will begin to recover later this year in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains despite the ongoing impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a monthly survey released on June 1. The …

Midwest Economic Survey Suggests Little or No Growth on Horizon

An August survey of business supply managers suggested slow or no economic growth over the next several months in nine Midwest and Plains states, in part because of trade skirmishes, according to a newly released report. The Mid-America Business Conditions …

Survey: Shortage of Skilled Workers Hurting Midwest Economy

The economy continued to expand in nine Midwestern and Plains states last month but was hampered by shortages of skilled workers, according to monthly survey results released Monday. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped to 54.1 in November from 54.9 …

Midwest Economy Continued to Improve in January: Survey

Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers released Feb. 1 suggest economic conditions continue to improve in nine Midwest and Plains states, and that confidence in the regional economy is at its highest level in six years. The …