Economy

Is the economic recession actually a better time to conduct business for organizations that are lucky enough to survive it? That might seem like a stretch, but the talk at a recent Accelerate Madison technology program did highlight some of the few upsides of operating...

Stocks took a tumble yesterday on new economic data that did little to ease investors' concerns about the housing and job markets, and on signs that tech giants such as Intel and Microsoft are not immune to the recession. Growing expectations for quick passage of a...

The Make Mine A Million Businesses RACE, a program of Count Me In for women's economic independence, is courting participants among Wisconsin's female entrepreneurial class for a yearlong, online business growth marathon. The goal of Make Mine a Million is to help one million women-owned...

Infrastructure projects are nice, but they are no substitute for real, sustained job creation, notes columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still hopes the Powers that Be remember this as they craft the economic stimulus bill, which should reauthorize the federal Small...

The continued release of negative economic data does not preclude the completion of the bottoming process and the emergence of a cyclical bull market in the first half of the year. In fact, the forward-looking nature of the stock market and the necessary lag with which...

With the talk of national stimulus packages for infrastructure, let's make sure we use the many talented information technology people that are sitting on the sidelines, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he notes that this is not the 1930s, and...

We've just witnessed the sad spectacle of our federal government protecting mediocre Industrial Age auto jobs that aren't even producing world-class products, after doing nothing to protect cutting-edge information technology and telecommunications jobs, laments columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he agrees...