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Jun 3, 2021

Service sector growth surges to all-time high in May amid pandemic rebound

Growth in the services sector, where most Americans work, hit an all-time high in May.

Jun 1, 2021

US manufacturing activity grows for 12th straight month

Growth in U.S. manufacturing picked up in May, even as supply chain problems persist and businesses continue to struggle to find workers.

May 24, 2021

Survey: Business economists foresee best growth in 37 years

The nation's business economists have grown much more optimistic about the U.S. economy this year, with a majority predicting that increased vaccinations, stronger job gains and further government aid will accelerate growth to its fastest pace in nearly four decades.

Oct 2, 2015

Baltimore region is working, getting paid better, study finds

More people are working in the Baltimore metro area than ever before, according to a recent economic study by PNC Bank. Around 1.4 million people are employed in this area, the highest since before the recession, when 1.32 million people were employed. “You more than recovered the jobs,” said PNC Chief Economist Stuart Hoffman about […]

Sep 16, 2014

U.S. CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.

Baltimore millenials
Aug 27, 2014

Suburbia’s new urbanism challenges Baltimore’s future

Despite a recent move by suburbs to provide more mixed-use development city officials still anticipate growth.

Jul 28, 2014

U.S. companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.

Jun 9, 2014

Business economists say: Expect slow, steady growth

U.S. economic growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.

Apr 29, 2014

Tech industries called vital for state

Maryland needs to find ways to increase manufacturing jobs in economically depressed areas of the state. Or it has to find technology innovators, because manufacturing is dead.

Apr 16, 2014

Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of U.S.

A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.

Jan 5, 2014

Metro area office leasing shows strength

A new report says the Baltimore metropolitan area had above-average growth last year, with an increase in payroll employment of 19,500 positions and a slight increase in rents for commercial and office leasing.

Dec 4, 2013

Fed: U.S. growth stays moderate during shutdown

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November. The Fed said seven of its 12 banking districts described growth as moderate. Four — Philadelphia, Chicago, Kansas City and San Francisco — said […]

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