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INVESTMENTS: Markets holding up well, expected to grow

INVESTMENTS: Markets holding up well, expected to grow

The stock market had an incredible year last year and started 2014 with a bang, said Mark Ennes, a wealth management adviser for the Merrill Lynch's Merrillville office.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
INVESTMENTS: U.S. stocks delivered best returns in more than a decade

INVESTMENTS: U.S. stocks delivered best returns in more than a decade

Investors had reason to celebrate, as last year U.S. stocks posted their best year since 1997.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Video
Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana should outperform the state and nation economically next year, but job growth and uncertainty remain major concerns, an economist said.

December 13, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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New plan to drive state's automotive strategy

New plan to drive state's automotive strategy

The Indiana Automotive Council has drafted a three-year strategic plan that's aimed at making the state's auto manufacturers and suppliers more globally competitive, in order to spark more jobs and investment.

November 02, 2013 6:00 am
INVESTMENTS: Markets had strong 3Q, but shutdown drags on growth

INVESTMENTS: Markets had strong 3Q, but shutdown drags on growth

Major financial markets have been performing well, but the shutdown could slow the pace of growth, a Northwest Indiana investment adviser said.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
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

EDITORIAL: NWI is true Crossroads of America

Indiana likes to refer to itself as the "Crossroads of America." That's true, but not in the sense the Hoosier Holy Land likes to believe.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's automotive industry has raced ahead to second place nationally and is not letting off the gas.

August 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Ag secretary calls for passage of immigration reform bill

Ag secretary calls for passage of immigration reform bill

Apples, cherries and other unpicked fruit could rot away if Congress doesn't pass an immigration reform bill soon, the nation's top agricultural official said.

July 09, 2013 5:30 pm

Fed survey: Economy to get better in 2013 despite 'cliff'

Participants in a Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago survey expect the the U.S. economy to grow at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in 2013, which would be an improvement from growth of 1.7 percent expected this year.

December 03, 2012 5:00 pm
LARRY DeBOER: Looking over the fiscal cliff

LARRY DeBOER: Looking over the fiscal cliff

Economics is not an experimental science. We can't say to Congress, "Honorable ladies and gentlemen, please drastically raise taxes and cut spending all at once so we can measure the effects on the economy of changes in the federal government's budget." This is not what elected officials do.

November 24, 2012 12:00 am

Coats: Economic growth being stymied by Congress inaction on deficit

PORTAGE | More than three years after the end of the recession, U.S. Sen. Dan Coats said Friday that "it's terrible" that the nation's economic growth remains so anemic.

July 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Indiana exports hit record in 2011, but 2012 uncertain

While Indiana exports reached their highest level ever last year, global economic roadblocks are tempering hopes for a repeat performance in 2012, according to a report from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

July 18, 2012 3:00 pm Related

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Indiana's economy grows at 1.1% in 2011

Indiana's economy grew at a rate of 1.1 percent in 2011, however the pace of growth was slower than it was in 2010, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Tuesday.

June 06, 2012 1:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: Budget deficit isn't just an Obama creation

DOUG ROSS: Budget deficit isn't just an Obama creation

When U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., discusses the federal deficit, he shows a slide that would make fellow Republicans squirm.

April 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Budget deficits as a percentage of GDP

Budget deficits as a percentage of GDP

This image is part of a slideshow U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., uses to indicate the budget deficit is neither a Democratic nor Republican -- nor recent -- creation.

April 10, 2012 2:23 pm
Downturn in markets reflecting economic reality, experts say

Downturn in markets reflecting economic reality, experts say

Some local experts said Wall Street's recent downturn reflects the economic realities of the United States and countries around the globe.

August 04, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Opportunity knocks during federal debt crisis

GUEST COMMENTARY: Opportunity knocks during federal debt crisis

With a projected fiscal year 2011 deficit of nearly $1.5 trillion and a massive $14.3 trillion national debt, addressing our nation's budget policies is a critical national priority. The need to tackle this crisis quickly brings with it an opportunity to put in place a comprehensive solution…

July 24, 2011 12:00 am
Visclosky says national deal on debt requires a world of sacrifice

Visclosky says national deal on debt requires a world of sacrifice

MUNSTER | More taxes and less government spending is the painful but only permanent solution to the nation's debt crisis, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky said Monday.

July 18, 2011 12:00 pm Photos

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Labor Department: Unemployment benefits boost economic activity

Economic activity increases by $2 for every dollar spent on unemployment insurance, according to a study the U.S. Department of Labor released Tuesday. 

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
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