Refine Search

Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...the North Slope for the fiscal year is calculated at 0.13 percent, or essentially zero, said John Tichotsky, chief economist in the Department of Revenue. The 2013 fiscal year had a decline of 8.2 percent.The 0.13 percent decline estimate...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...into the second half of the year, it helps the world economy because we're big consumers," said Stuart Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Financial Services.The U.S. job gains in June were widespread. Factories added 16,000 workers, retailers...
Not For Web
Improving US economy leads Fed to ease stimulus

...the Fed has been talking about," Scott Anderson, chief economist of Bank of the West. "It really seems like that's...economy is improving consistently, said John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo. And the Fed is "now recognizing...
My Turn: Energy policy 2013: Alaskans should look 'north the the future'

...a true leader, prompting other states to look "North to the Future."? Thorning is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization advocating tax...
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't

...percent more to reach 2.6 million, their 2002 level - "the last time the market was normal," says David Crowe, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders.For now, the industry is building faster than it's hiring. In...
Not For Web
Retailers report best sales growth since March

...retailing environment? Or is it just more of the same: shoppers were driven by need," said Michael P. Niemira, chief economist at the International Council of Shopping Centers.Stores certainly benefited from people shopping for supplies and...
Not For Web
Officials: Oil prices could mean more money for state - if trend continues

...possible that it could add more revenue, but if prices go down, we could get less revenue," said Michael Williams, chief economist with the Alaska Department of Revenue. About 90 percent of the state's general-purpose unrestricted revenue...
Expert: Despite oil prices, state on track for surplus

...the fiscal year of 2007 means the state could still collect a surplus of about $1.3 billion, Michael Williams, chief economist with the Department of Revenue, told the Senate Finance Committee. The price of Alaska crude was $47.53 in mid-January...
Alaska oil tops $50, state coffers fill up

...hit $50.85 on Oct. 22, trending down in following weeks to a low of $33.98 on Dec. 10. Michael Williams, chief economist with the state Department of Revenue, said the price of oil is being driven by perceptions of traders in the marketplace...
Outside editorial: As food prices increase, American security is at stake

...the Consumer Price Index. It's going to get worse. Joseph Glauber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief economist, last month predicted record prices for corn, wheat and soybeans in the crop year ahead. That's good news for...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback