Author:Susan Walton

2017 Aerospace manufacturing attractiveness rankings

The US remains the world’s most attractive environment for aerospace manufacturing, according to a 2017 assessment by PriceWaterhouseCoopers. The consulting firm examined factors that include costs, labor resources, infrastructure and tax policies. Within the US, North Carolina took a #4 ranking based on the same...

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The Unemployment Rate Is the Most Useless Measure of All

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4% in June. But trends in two less-prominent indicators – the labor force participation rate and the employment-to-population ratio – highlight weaknesses in the country’s employment picture. Real Clear Markets Read More...

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NC Port Connects To Queen City Express Next Week

Daily rail service will among the fastest, most direct in and out of the Charlotte Region from any southeastern U.S. port, providing additional shipping options for Charlotte importers and exporters. It's the first connection to intermodal rail service at the Port of Wilmington in 30...

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