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ICYMI: MBN on the Road | Kate Snyder, CAMW! at Ultium Cells Talent Showcase from LCC West Campus

Michigan Business Network
February 20, 2024 7:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand Wednesday, January 31 at Lansing Community College’s West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive in Lansing. As Ultium Cells Invited Community Members And Job Seekers To Explore The Future At Their latest Talent Showcase.

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Michigan Business Beat | Travis Alden, The Right Place - Pairs with Strategic Site Readiness Program

Michigan Business Beat
February 19, 2024 6:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Travis Alden, Senior Director of Community Development, - The Right Place, Grand Rapids, MI.

For context the discussion covers a project to develop a 237-acre parcel in Lowell Charter Township into a commercial and industrial campus was one of 18 projects to receive funds at the end of January from the MEDC’s new Strategic Site Readiness Program.

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ICYMI: MBN on the Road | Tony Willis, LEAP - Ultium Cells Talent Showcase from LCC West Campus

Michigan Business Network
February 19, 2024 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand Wednesday, January 31 at Lansing Community College’s West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive in Lansing. As Ultium Cells Invited Community Members And Job Seekers To Explore The Future At Their latest Talent Showcase.

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ICYMI: MBN on the Road | Grace Griffin, Ultium Cells Talent Showcase from LCC West Campus

Michigan Business Network
February 19, 2024 1:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand Wednesday, January 31 at Lansing Community College’s West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive in Lansing. As Ultium Cells Invited Community Members And Job Seekers To Explore The Future At Their latest Talent Showcase.

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ICYMI: MBN on the Road | Kate Snyder, CAMW! at Ultium Cells Talent Showcase from LCC West Campus

Michigan Business Network
February 19, 2024 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher was on hand Wednesday, January 31 at Lansing Community College’s West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Drive in Lansing. As Ultium Cells Invited Community Members And Job Seekers To Explore The Future At Their latest Talent Showcase.

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PNC Economist Ershang Liang: U.S. Housing Starts, Permits, and Completions All Dropped in January,

Michigan Business Network
February 16, 2024 4:00 PM

With Multifamily the Big Drag
  • Housing starts dropped 14.8% in January, with declines in all four regions.
  • There was a big drop in multifamily starts in January.
  • Residential construction permits fell in January; single-family permits were up, but multifamily permits fell.
  • PNC expects single-family homebuilding to rebound with easing mortgage rates in 2024.
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PNC Senior Economist Kurt Rankin: PPI Up Sharply to Start 2024

Michigan Business Network
February 16, 2024 1:00 PM

in Both Topline (+0.6%) and Core (+0.5) Measures
  • Topline PPI gained 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis in January 2024
  • Core PPI, less Food & Energy, bounced by +0.5% to kick off 2024
  • Services PPI remains the sole source of price pressure in the U.S. economy, up by 0.6% for January 2024
  • Producers’ Energy prices feel for a fourth consecutive month, down 1.7% in January 2024
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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Retail Sales Down in January, With Declines in Most Categories;

Michigan Business Network
February 16, 2024 6:45 AM

Consumer Fundamentals Still Solid
  • Retail sales fell more than expected in January, down 0.8% over the month, with declines in most segments.
  • The strong labor market is the biggest positive for consumer spending in 2024.
  • PNC expects slower but still-positive growth in consumer spending this year.
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PNC Senior Economic Advisor Stuart Hoffman: Initial Jobless Claims Fell by 8,000 in Early February

Michigan Business Network
February 15, 2024 1:00 PM

but Continuing Claims Jumped by 30,000
  • Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 8,000 to 212,000 in the week ending February 10.
  • The four-week moving average of initial unemployment insurance claims rose modestly to 219,000.
  • Continuing claims jumped by 30,000 to 1.895 million in the week ending February 3.
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ICYMI: Michigan Business Beat | Josh Verhulst, New Partner and Chief Growth Officer, Refreshed Tech

Michigan Business Beat
February 14, 2024 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Josh Verhulst, newly a Partner and Chief Growth Officer, Refreshed Tech, Grand Rapids, MI,


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