Monday, September 27, 2010

Nashville Economy Confronts 'Soft Spot'

From the Tennessean: Not very many jobs are being created, local consumers are more worried about the economy than they were in June, and the housing sector remains weak, according to Middle Tennessee State University researchers who unveiled an extensive look at the local economy at a business summit on Friday. "After witnessing some expansion earlier this year, we've hit a soft spot,'' MTSU economist David Penn told a crowded banquet hall gathered for the business school's annual Economic Outlook Conference.