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#398044 - 10/21/13 08:40 PM How's the economy in your neck of the woods?
JBG Offline
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Registered: 06/14/02
Posts: 440
I'm curious how the economy is doing from your neck of the woods, is it impoving or is it going south.

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#398045 - 10/21/13 09:35 PM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
Adrian Offline
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Registered: 12/27/08
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Loc: It's all about the location.
Originally Posted By: Johnny_Be_Good
is it going south.

It's been going east(for the last 10 yrs, actually)
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#398046 - 10/21/13 09:47 PM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
dakkon Offline
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Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 1847
Johhny, I'm an economist with the bureau of labor stastics.... From my perspective the economy is flat.... I deal with business owners and hr executives mainly...

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#398049 - 10/21/13 10:24 PM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
brwsaw Offline
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Registered: 10/12/12
Posts: 1267
Loc: Canada
We were in a bit of a bubble for the last decade.
Things really slowed down fast, over a period of months.
Seemed like right about the time I signed the papers on the second mortgage...
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#398051 - 10/21/13 10:43 PM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
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Registered: 11/08/05
Posts: 1205
Loc: Holbrook, MA
An anecdote. I was at a small cookout. There were four of us. We all had jobs. Two in finance, one in marketing and one in private education.

The next time we got together only two of us had jobs.
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#398056 - 10/22/13 12:28 AM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
Socketman Offline
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Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 1320
Loc: Whitehorse YT
Not good here, mining has fallen on its face. Our shop used to support 3 guys now it only keeps me and the boss busy ,with me doing the lions share. Last week it was front page news, the Yukon is struggling. If not for lots of government workers things would be a lot different. We are over run with philipino's doing the jobs that are beneath us . Harper is useless imho.
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#398061 - 10/22/13 07:52 AM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 930
Loc: Edmonton Alberta
Lots of things happening around here. Crazy busy and our company keeps growing and growing. The only thing that's really slowing things down are the pipelines.


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#398064 - 10/22/13 08:34 AM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
mapatton Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 250
Loc: Orlando, FL
Flat here after a huge decrease over the previous years.
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#398067 - 10/22/13 11:29 AM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
casey01 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/08
Posts: 798
Loc: Toronto
Around these parts, it seems to be moving along reasonably well, I guess it depends what line of work your in. Lots of 50,60,70 story buildings being built with lots of cranes. Overall, real estate seems to be humming along with sales, although moderating, r.e. values continue to increase.

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#398069 - 10/22/13 02:08 PM Re: How's the economy in your neck of the woods? [Re: JBG]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 6009
Loc: Milky Way Galaxy
In Kansas City Suburbia, I'm seeing more and more empty business buildings and shops. Probably be a ghost town in a few more years.

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