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  • Projection of 500,000 new Arizona jobs could be on low side, analyst says

    A state report projected that Arizona jobs would increase by more than half a million by 2026. That projection could be low, according to a Valley economic analyst.
  • Valley economist: Stock market drop will be short-lived

    A Phoenix-area economist said people shouldn't overreact to the American stock market taking a plunge Monday after Chinese stocks did the same.
  • Barclays bank to cut 1,700 jobs in Britain

    LONDON (AP) – Barclays bank plans to cut 1,700 jobs from its network of British branches, about 5 percent of the total workforce. Britain’s second-largest bank says it is seeking to make the cuts through voluntary buy-outs. It currently employs 33,600 people at 1,577 branches in Britain. Barclays said “the way in which our customers […]
  • Group encourages Arizonans to support local businesses

    Arizona's economy has the potential to flourish if consumers decide to spend more of their money in locally owned businesses, according to Erica Pederson, communications coordinator for Local First Arizona.
  • Colangelo: For Phoenix to continue to grow, ‘someone else needs to take the reins’ with a vision

    When Jerry Colangelo came to the Valley in 1968, he saw an opportunity for both physical and cultural growth.
  • Arizona faces future with specific ideas for economic growth

    Over the next six years, Arizona leaders hope to lead the nation in aerospace, bio-technology, and international trade.
  • Official: Lack of incentives leaves Arizona out of film limelight

    When it comes to getting Hollywood movies to film in Arizona, we're on an island of our own.
  • Former ASU president: Improved economy will make college graduates stay in Arizona

    A better and diversified economy will lead more Arizona college graduates to stay in the state, the former president of Arizona State University said.
  • ADOT: Tucson will be better connected to metro Phoenix

    Transportation is vital to the success of an economy, and as the financial hub of Arizona, it is important for the Valley to stay ahead of travel demands and the strain of future growth.
  • Strong digital industry has emerged in greater Phoenix, official says

    Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, recently said he'd call the Valley the "Digital Desert" if he had to put a label on the area's business environment.