Monday, March 29, 2010

Wall Street Journal: Personal income down in 42 states

If you can bear the depressing news, check out this informative story from the Wall Street Journal.  According to the survey, personal income fell in 42 states during 2009.  It stayed flat in two states and rose in six, as well as Washington D.C.  The only good news is that the trend is positive - personal income rose in the 4th quarter of 2009 as compared to the 3rd quarter - more evidence that the economy is improving.  In Pennsylvania, the per capita income decreased by roughly .5%.  Believe it or not, Pennsylvania's income decrease did not fare nearly as other states.  The Sun Belt (Nevada, Arizona, California, etc) was hit particularly hard, but that is consistent with the rest of the recession.

Hey, it could be worse, right?

1 comment:

busystock said...

http://www.BusyStock.com is a free emerging provider of financial service with a distinctive approach.

The unparalleled stock screener built for traders, with 5 day high/low watch, 20 day high/low watch, ATR, RSI, MFI, MA crossover and more. http://www.BusyStock.com offers a fresh perspective beyond what traditional data can reveal.

In the meantime, BusyStock.com's Earning Release Tracking tool has been the buzz for a long time.

Also, We follow Pre-Market with a unique Top 100 Stock list.

We thank all of you for your support and your constructive input which helps us to grow and serve you better. If you like our site, tell your friends. If you don’t, tell us.