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Optimism fades as slow economic growth continues

July 18, 2014
Slow growth continues. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected during the last two weeks of June. Read More

Mixed economic signals still mean one thing: slow growth

June 13, 2014
Back to slow growth. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected during the last two weeks of May. Read More

Pent-up demand may fuel solid second quarter

May 9, 2014
Much stronger growth returns. Read More

Index for long-term outlook is reason for optimism

April 11, 2014
Growth accelerates. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected during the last two weeks of March. Read More

Weather woes put parts of economy on thin ice

March 14, 2014
Still slow, but improving. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected during the last two weeks of February. Read More

This year’s economy should improve at steady pace

January 10, 2014
Continued modest growth. That’s the word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected for the month of December. Read More

Expect slow growth for the foreseeable future

December 13, 2013
Slow growth. That’s the ongoing word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected for November. Read More

Economy picking up steam, but long-term outlook dims

November 15, 2013
Still growing slowly, but a tad faster than last month. Read More

Long-term economic outlook better for West Michigan

October 11, 2013
Growing very slowly, but growing. Read More