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DOUG ROSS: There's a world outside NWI's steel walls

DOUG ROSS: There's a world outside NWI's steel walls

The oft-cited but still impressive statistic is that more steel is made in two counties — Lake and Porter — than in any other entire state.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Commodity prices have been mixed, but a burger may cost more

Commodity prices have been mixed, but a burger may cost more

The stock market soared last year, as did some commodity prices, such as for eggs, milk and vegetables.

February 02, 2014 6:00 am Video
Economy improving slowly, but shutdown dragged on growth

Economy improving slowly, but shutdown dragged on growth

Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.

October 19, 2013 10:30 pm Related
Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

MERRILLVILLE | Consumers have started to feel confident enough to buy big-ticket items again, including cars and homes, but Northwest Indiana business leaders remain concerned about jobs.

July 20, 2013 3:20 pm Related
Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Don Babcock, of NIPSCO, has an exchange with members of a panel of economists who were diagnosing the NWI economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Surekha Rao, a professor at Indiana University Northwests, speaks as part of a panel of economists who diagnosed the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Tony Sindone, a continuing lecturer in economics at Purdue University North-Central, speaks as part of a panel of economists diagnosing the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: No economic tonic for uncertainty

THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: No economic tonic for uncertainty

Northwest Indiana business executives are seeing the signs of a sustained -- yet slow -- economic recovery in the region this year. But the 22-member Times Board of Economists is split on how quickly challenges such as elevated unemployment will be resolved.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Related
THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Election no cure-all for economy

THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Election no cure-all for economy

Northwest Indiana business executives are seeing the signs of a sustained -- yet slow -- economic recovery in the region this year. But the 22-member Times Board of Economists is split on how quickly challenges such as elevated unemployment will be resolved.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Post-recession realities caused shifts in business

Northwest Indiana business executives are seeing the signs of a sustained -- yet slow -- economic recovery in the region this year. But the 22-member Times Board of Economists is split on how quickly challenges such as elevated unemployment will be resolved.

May 26, 2012 8:30 pm Related
Times Board of Economists

Times Board of Economists

David Rose, president of Northwest Indiana market at Horizon Bank, speaks during the Times Board of Economists meeting at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso on May 17. Banks are basically taking a "wait and see" approach on many commercial loans, and that could continue throughout the year, Rose said.

May 17, 2012 2:12 pm
Times Board of Economists

Times Board of Economists

Karl Stanley, NIPSCO vice president of commercial operations, speaks during the Times Board of Economists meeting at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso on May 17

May 17, 2012 2:12 pm
Times Board of Economists

Times Board of Economists

Bruce Quint, resident director at Merrill Lynch Merrillville office, speaks during the Times Board of Economists meeting at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso on May 17.

May 17, 2012 2:12 pm
Times Board of Economists

Times Board of Economists

VLeigh Ellis, president of Radio One Communications, asks a question during the Times Board of Economists meeting at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso on May 17.

May 17, 2012 2:12 pm
THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Despite opinions, RTW impact hard to quantify

THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Despite opinions, RTW impact hard to quantify

Northwest Indiana business executives are seeing the signs of a sustained -- yet slow -- economic recovery in the region this year. But the 22-member Times Board of Economists is split on how quickly challenges such as elevated unemployment will be resolved.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Board of Economists: The economic guessing game

Board of Economists: The economic guessing game

Northwest Indiana business executives are seeing the signs of a sustained -- yet slow -- economic recovery in the region this year. But the 22-member Times Board of Economists is split on how quickly challenges such as elevated unemployment will be resolved.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Related
Dan Nita

Dan Nita

Times Board of Economists - Dan Nita, senior vice president and general manager, Horseshoe Casino

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
Times Board of Economists meeting

Times Board of Economists meeting

John Parsons, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District planning and marketing director, listens along with other members of the Times Board of Economists during a June 8 meeting at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
Times Board of Economists meeting

Times Board of Economists meeting

Dan Nita, general manager for the Horseshoe Casino, speaks about gaming and the economy during the quarterly meeting of the Times Board of Economists on June 8 at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
The Times Board of Economists meeting

The Times Board of Economists meeting

Tom Collins Sr., of Luke Oil, speaks about retail fuel distribution during the Times Board of Economists meeting June 8 at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
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