Mid-America Business Conditions Index

Survey finds slight increase in Kansas economic indicators
Steve McIntosh
July 01, 2020 - 5:52 am
The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, advanced above growth neutral in June. After falling below growth neutral for three straight months, the overall index bounced into positive...
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April Mid-America Business Index tumbles to recession level
KNSS News
May 01, 2020 - 5:42 am
The April Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, plummeted for the month reaching its lowest level since the middle of the last U.S. recession. After falling below growth neutral for...
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Index indicates regional economy at lowest level since 2016
Steve McIntosh
April 01, 2020 - 5:41 am
The March Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, plummeted for the month reaching its lowest level since September 2016. After advancing above growth neutral 50.0 for three straight...
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Business survey indicates slowing growth in Kansas
Steve McIntosh
March 02, 2020 - 5:29 am
The February Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region that includes Kansas and Oklahoma, sank for the month; but remained above growth neutral.
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Survey indicates growth expected in Kansas economy
Steve McIntosh
February 03, 2020 - 5:09 am
The January Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, moved above growth neutral for a second straight month. This is the third time in the past four months the overall reading has...
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Survey finds Kansas business conditions improving in December
KNSS News
January 02, 2020 - 5:44 am
The December Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, moved above growth neutral. This is the second time in the last three months that the overall reading has climbed above growth...
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Survey finds Midwest economy is slowing
KNSS News
December 04, 2019 - 5:33 am
The Midwest economy is slowing, according to the latest survey from Creighton University. The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index was at 48.6 in November. Fifty is growth neutral. “This is a survey of supply managers,” said Creighton economist Ernie Goss. “Of course, they’re at the...
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Steve McIntosh
September 03, 2019 - 4:46 am
The August Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, fell below growth neutral for the first time since November 2016. The Index ranges between 0 and 100. It slumped to 49.3 in August...
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August 01, 2019 - 4:54 am
The July Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, slumped to a weak reading indicating positive, but slower, growth. The Index, which ranges between 0 and 100 with 50 indicating growth...
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July 01, 2019 - 5:01 am
The June Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, expanded to a solid reading signaling positive growth for the region over the next three to six months. The index, which ranges between...
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