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Nine Essential Takeaways From The Fed’s Report On Foreclosure Prevention

Periodically, StateImpact New Hampshire likes to check in with the Boston Fed to find out what forces analysts think are shaping the New England and national economies.  And we stumbled onto this deceptively dry-titled little gem of a report by Robert Clifford: “State Foreclosure Prevention Efforts in New England: Mediation and Assistance.” In his report, […]

Stocks Drop Again, Long-Term Forecast Unclear For Investors

After a brief rally, AP Business Writer Stan Choe reports in The Boston Globe that the markets are once again sliding back downhill: “The Dow Jones industrial average fell 413 points, or 3.7 percent, to 10,827in morning trading Wednesday. That erased nearly all of its 429 point gain from Tuesday, when the Federal Reserve pledged […]

Five Ways To Look At How NH Does — And Doesn’t — Attract Economic Development

Are New Hampshire’s low tax policies helping it attract economic development? The jumping-off point for this post, and a related post from last week, is data on the movement of businesses and jobs between Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  The image perpetuated by area media more or less fits the mold of a piece in The Boston Globe […]

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