U.S. economy http://wkyufm.org en WKU Economics Professor says Economy is "Troubling" http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-economics-professor-says-economy-troubling <p>WKU Economics Professor Brian Strow says the slow growth rate of the U.S. Economy is a troubling sign. The B.B.&amp;T Chair for the Study of Capitalism at Western Kentucky University says the economy should be growing at a significantly higher rate at this point. Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 17617 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Economics Professor says Economy is "Troubling" Jobless Rates Increase in 44 States in July http://wkyufm.org/post/jobless-rates-increase-44-states-july <p>Unemployment rates moved higher in 44 out of 50 states last month. The Associated Press reports that is the highest number of states to show an increase in unemployment in more than three years. Analysts say the numbers reflect weak hiring activity across the United States.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Associated Press 17640 at http://wkyufm.org