economy

Are You Getting A Raise This Year?
Ah, the good old days.  The days when you could expect a yearly performance review and a nice uptick in pay for a job well done.  The days when you got a nice bonus at the annual office Christmas party.  The Great Recession of 2008 ended all that...
Unemployment Down In Shreveport/Bossier City
Seems like everything you hear about the economy in Shreveport/Bossier is bad.  The GM plant closed in 2012 and has not been redeveloped as promised.  In the past few weeks it was revealed that Louisiana has the highest sales tax rate in the entire nation...
US Economy Grows at Surprising 2.8 Percent Rate in Q3
The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.8 percent annual rate from July through September, a surprising sign of strength ahead of the 16-day partial government shutdown. Exports rose, businesses stocked up, home construction increased and state and local governments spent at the fastest pace in four years.

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