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Issues and events that shape Long Island's economic and legislative landscape.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

LIA Economic Reports

2/01/2016


The New Year witnessed a sharp decline in the stock market amid renewed concerns over global economic growth and falling oil prices. READ MORE

1/01/2016


The labor market continues to show strength and recent evidence points to stronger wage growth as well. This has translated into increased consumer confidence and spending. READ MORE

11/18/2015


Costs, Benefits and Recommendations READ MORE

11/01/2015


Recent economic news has been mixed. Third quarter GDP rose by just 1.5 percent and the manufacturing sector remains weak. But jobless claims came in at a 42 –year low, signaling strength in the labor market. READ MORE

9/01/2015


Most economic news has been favorable. Second quarter GDP registered a much better-than-expected 3.7 percent growth rate. READ MORE

8/01/2015


Recent news for the US economy has been mixed. Second quarter GDP grew at a modest pace of 2.3 percent. READ MORE