March 29, 2012 - 11:56am
Promising new data shows Kentucky economy growing... with more growth on the way.
Two economic data points updated yesterday by the Federal Reserve show that daffodils aren't the only things blooming in Kentucky. As of the fourth quarter of 2011, Kentucky per capita income finally reached pre-recession levels, and the Federal Reserve's leading index forecasts Kentucky...
April 29, 2012 - 4:39pm
Do professional musicians deserve a feasible living or should they just play for the love of music?
I've noticed a lot of people commenting on various articles circulating online that musicians should just play for the 'love of music.' Musicians first starting out in the professional music scene take any gig they can get to gain exposure and experience.
March 19, 2012 - 9:00am
Kentucky's employment picture is getting better but still has a long way to go.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its revised unemployment figures for January and they show that the unemployment rate in Kentucky fell two tenths of a percent, putting it at 8.8%. This extends a series of favorable reports that, since last summer, have shown a consistently improving...
December 12, 2011 - 10:30am
When the Paul family, Ron Paul and son Rand Paul, blame the Federal Reserve and its cheap money policy during the Bush years for creating the housing bubble and the resulting financial collapse, they are only telling a fraction of truth. The bigger problem was the loophole Phil Gramm wrote into the 2000 Federal Budget that made it possible for banks to lend at ratios that were guaranteed to end in disaster.
The father and son Paul duo, Ron and Rand, have been pointing to the Federal Reserve's low interest rates, primarily under the Bush administration, as the primary factor in creating the housing bubble. If we do some root cause analysis on this, we find that the Fed's low interest rates were...
December 7, 2011 - 10:30am
Local news for December 7, 2011
"Governor Steve Beshear today announced Mingua Beef Jerky Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of assorted flavors of beef jerky, will expand into a new 30,000-square-foot building in the Paris/Bourbon County Industrial Park.