A Comeuppance For Bank Of America?

A Comeuppance For Bank Of America? Susan Richardson Susan Richardson, a Bank of America foreclosure victim, certainly hopes so. With bated breath she’s following a drama currently playing out in a California bankruptcy court. “Battle-fatigued demoralization” is how Judge Christopher Klein described the condition of Erik and Renee Sundquist when he fined Bank of America […]

Preparing Americans For The Workforce of Tomorrow, Today

Preparing Americans For The Workforce of Tomorrow, Today Growth and opportunity require robust new business creation. ijeab via Getty Images The concept of work looms large in the American imagination. Whether it was the workers who laid the first railroad tracks or took shifts at our first factories, workers transformed the American economy into the […]

Amazon Belongs In Colorado

Amazon Belongs In Colorado Lisa Werner via Getty Images The New York Times has it right: Colorado is the perfect home for Amazon’s next headquarters. And the state’s flagship educational hub – the University of Colorado Boulder – is exactly the top-tier research institution to fuel the technical workforce an economic powerhouse requires. Science and […]

The Rise And Rise Of America’s Best-Kept Secret

The Rise And Rise Of America’s Best-Kept Secret Milwaukee has transformed from dairy belt to rust belt to digital belt. ImagesbyK via Getty Images Harleys. Cheeseheads. Packers. Beer. Maybe even hard-working people with Midwest values. That’s what you might hear when you tell people you live in Milwaukee. Or you did. Now, increasingly, it’s changing. […]

Employment Falls In September After Hurricanes Harvey And Irma Undercut Economic Activity

BUSINESS Employment Falls In September After Hurricanes Harvey And Irma Undercut Economic Activity It’s the first time employment has fallen in seven years. Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – U.S. employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, […]