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America's Top Young Adult Workforces: A Rust Belt Rebirth?

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Richey Piiparinen

I know, people tend to take the current state of a region and erroneously think it's been that way forever, or that it will stay that way forever. But the vitality of urban areas are fluid -- prone to decline and rebirth, just like everything else.

Made in USA: How Are We Doing as an Export Nation?

Dominik Knoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dominik Knoll

Out of the top 100 metros, 76 registered record volumes in export. Interestingly, 28 percent of total U.S. exports was attributed to the top ten metropolitan areas in 2012 -- Los Angeles, New York and Houston being the top three respectively.

The 10 Best Cities To Retire In America

Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty

Boomers are redefining what it means to be retired, but money remains a big concern for most. Financial advice website NerdWallet took cost of living ...

PHOTOS: Is Downtown Salt Lake City Finally Cool?

Erin Harper | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

Before the 2002 Winter Olympic games, it was almost impossible to walk past a Main Street storefront that was not boarded-up. Today, thanks to City Creek and other Downtown Rising redevelopment initiatives, there are no boards in sight.

Unemployment Drops In Vast Majority Of U.S. Cities

AP | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Unemployment rates are falling in most metro areas across the country, suggesting that hiring is widespread and not limited to a few hea...

PHOTOS: 10 Cities That Are Beating The Recession

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This recession has been particularly brutal on American cities. Nearly one in five Americans are unemployed -- or can't find enough work --- housing p...

Unemployment Up In Almost Half Of U.S. Metro Areas

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment worsened or stayed the same in most metro areas in October, the Labor Department said Wednesday, as jobs remained scar...

Dismal Metro Unemployment Numbers

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

When the Governors appealed to President-elect Obama for help today, they had support from today's Bureau of Labor Statistics release of dismal Octob...