Barry Bluestone will help focus a Chamber mission on growing Gloucester’s and Cape Ann’s evolving local economics based on the latest Massachusetts economic growth and job numbers.
PBS Newshour – Rosier-than-expected jobs report doesn’t improve outlook for long-term jobless – 12/6/13
By Dan O’Brien | The Lowell Sun | October 28, 2012 John Mattheos, owner of Salon Mattheos, has been building his brand in Lowell for 20 years. He’s seen strong economic times and weak ones. Earlier this year, Mattheos took advantage of a still-depressed real-estate market to scoop up a foreclosed property on Rogers Street, then invested […]
By Megan Woolhouse | Boston.com | October 26, 2012 Massachusetts’ economic growth slowed significantly over the summer while the nation showed a modest pick-up, according to two reports released Friday. The diverging trajectories highlight the difference between the consumer-driven US economy and the Massachusetts economy, which is more dependent on business spending. Nationally consumer spending increased solidly while […]
By Barry Bluestone | Boston.com | August 7, 2012 The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has been blessed with extraordinary leadership since the 1960s, if not longer. Eric Rosengren has continued that tradition since he became president of the bank in 2007. Now he is speaking out calmly and intelligently about the state of the economy and the need […]
By Megan Woolhouse | Boston.com | July 27, 2012 Massachusetts’ economy continued to grow at faster rate than the nation’s largely due to the strength of the state’s technology industry, but national and international developments are expected to slow the pace to the recovery here, according to a quarterly analysis released Friday by the University of Massachusetts. The state […]