Economy

News about the state of the economy

Clean Eating at the Farmers Market

Foods available at the local farmers market are environmentally sustainable, natural, and grown in ways that treat animals and workers well, and this clean eating is gaining in popularity.

Property Taxes and the Rollback Rate

Article by: Mike Hickox, Nassau County Property Appraiser For the past four years, real estate values have experienced a steady increase and we have seen an improvement in overall market conditions. As the economy improves, the inventory of existing homes…
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Have a Cigar !!

Detente between Havana and Washington DC opens engagement opportunities that may ultimate correct a 50 year cold war policy mistake.

Greece Blinked First…

As Greece submits a new austerity promise, the real financial anxiety moves to China and the collapsing Shanghai Composite Index

Wine and Art Are Telling the Future

As vineyards are pressed to re-locate to better areas and art auctions are going insane, the proverbial canaries in the coal mine are starting to suffocate.

A Different Take on the Immigration Issue

Voter turn out did not warrant a blanket mandate, but supplied strong tell tales of special interest motivation. One in Four votes came from over 60s, dead set to protect their interests.