NC Commerce

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In August, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 86 of North Carolina's 100 counties.
  • 30 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1787
Just in time for your Monday morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Two articles examining the economic development landscape in Charlotte. . . North Carolina’s ports struggle to remain competitive. . . RDU expands its international coverage.
  • 28 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1997
Just in time for your Monday morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: North Carolina companies see a bonanza in startup funding. . . Residential and commercial development is on a tear in Charlotte. . . The end of an era for brewing in Eden. . . A behind-the-scenes look at a state-vs.-state business recruitment struggle. . . The Great Recession left a hole in North Carolina’s construction workforce.
  • 21 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1831
North Carolina's smoothed seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August remains unchanged at 5.9 percent from the revised July rate. The U.S. rate fell 0.2 of a percentage point to 5.1 percent.
  • 18 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1741
The North Carolina Career Clusters Guide provides a new tool for the state's youth and adults to use to connect their interests and skills with occupations and with the training needed to enter those occupations.
  • 17 September 2015
  • Author: jbruhn
  • Number of views: 2984
Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Statesville takes a close look at its economic development strategy. . . Environmental regulations on small manufacturers might be rolled back. . . Economic volatility is in the cards for the next few months. . . North Carolina’s film and television industry kicks into gear. . . A rush of new solar projects in anticipation of expiring tax credit.
  • 14 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 2258
Just in time for your Tuesday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Big news for contract workers (and the businesses that employ them). . . Alamance County has new high school apprenticeship offerings. . . North Carolina’s community college system receives high marks. . . Gasoline is dirt cheap approaching Labor Day weekend. . . Super high-speed Internet comes to Salisbury.
  • 8 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1985
Recently, the U.S. Census Bureau released updates in commuting data from two different sources: Household Survey (American Community Survey or ACS) and Data from Employers (LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics or LODES). Since the data show numbers that some may feel tell conflicting stories, we briefly show differences between the two data sets and make suggestions for their use in comparable situations.
North Carolina's July unemployment rates increase in most counties and in all Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
  • 1 September 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1893
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