Sentiment from US small and midsized businesses regarding the health of their business has remained steady despite growing concerns about the economy according to a recent survey Continue reading Small and Midsized Businesses Remain Financially Stable Amid Recession Concerns
The Midwestern port city of Toledo, Ohio, located on the western shore of Lake Erie is becoming a full-circle destination where early- and mid-career professionals who started out in the area are choosing to return to build their lives. Continue reading Toledo Welcomes Midwest Entrepreneur Boomerangs, Part two
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) today announced its intent to change its name to better reflect the company’s business and its bold purpose of improving the health of humanity. Anthem intends to become Elevance Health, Inc., subject to shareholder approval. The new name underscores the company’s commitment to elevating whole health and advancing health beyond healthcare. Continue reading Indianapolis Based Anthem, Inc Announces Rebranding to Elevance Health
“You can’t go home again.” Immortalized by Thomas Wolfe’s novel of the same name, the saying evokes stories of young adults leaving behind the familiarity of their hometown to make their mark on the world. Sometimes the journey leads to large metropolises far and wide. For others, the path brings them back to where their story began. In the case of these early- and mid-career professionals, that place is Toledo, Ohio, a Midwestern port city located on the western shore of Lake Erie. Continue reading Toledo Welcomes Midwest Entrepreneur Boomerangs
Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.8 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Increases in the indexes for food at home, new and used motor vehicles, household furnishings and operations, and apparel were the largest contributors to the all items increase. The energy index rose 0.1 percent in January as increases in the indexes for electricity and gasoline more than offset a decline in the natural gas service index. Continue reading Midwest CPI Continues Increase
Intel today announced plans for an initial investment of more than $20 billion in the construction of two new leading-edge chip factories in Ohio. Continue reading Intel Announces Next US Site in Dublin, Ohio
In an effort to attract talent, companies based in the West and Northeast, U.S. outspend Midwest employers on labor benefits. This is according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) who reported that Midwest companies spend almost 20% less on employee benefits than their counterparts in the Northeast and Western, U.S. Continue reading Midwest Employers Struggle to Match Other U.S. Regional Companies Benefits Spend on Workers.
CHICAGO – The Midwest, U.S. consumer price index set by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reached an all time high in October raising 0.8% from September and 6.6% from a year ago. Challenged supply chains and corporations attempting to recoup capital losses from the pandemic have been the drivers contributing to the recent inflation. Continue reading Midwest Consumer Price Index Soars, however Residential Inventory a Bright Spot for the Region
CHICAGO – Jobs numbers out this week from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indeed continue to show the rise in record-number of employment opportunities. Compared to the steady number of individuals looking for work, the employment gap is still increasing. Continue reading Latest Employment Data Shows Record Number of Workers Resigning. Midwest in Line with Other Regions.