Wealth on the move
The talent and energy of individuals is not all that’s lost when outmigration occurs. The movement of wealth also matters a great deal.
The new regs
It’s not easy to find examples of bipartisanship in Washington, but the Jumpstart Our Business Startups or JOBS Act surely was one of them.
A new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli confirms what most people already know: New York’s economy actually is two economies—New York City and everywhere else.
There are numerous problems with a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers, and unintended consequences are likely.
The photonics promise
The decision to base the new institute for integrated photonics here is a very big deal for Rochester.
Snap Poll: Rochester airport gets fair grades
Nearly 90 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll frequently use Greater Rochester International Airport for business travel and the plurality gave the airport a fair grade for airfare costs and number of daily flights to destinations of choice.
Snap Poll: Readers share book recommendations
The majority of readers—56 percent— of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll prefer non-fiction for summer reading. Of those, 15 percent prefer to spend their time on business-related nonfiction. The remaining 44 percent of respondents would rather get lost in fiction.
Snap Poll: Most readers support pay-ratio disclosure
Nearly 70 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll approve of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule requiring public companies to disclose the ratio of CEO compensation to median worker pay.
Readers split on performing arts center
Readers are sharply divided on whether a new performing arts center is a key to revitalizing downtown Rochester.
Readers sound off on Trump 2016 bid
More than 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump. And more than half—54 percent—do not see Trump as a serious candidate.
Blink twice, and this month is already gone
August is the fastest month of the year. It annually arrives following a somewhat lackadaisical July.
Competitive electricity markets work for N.Y.
New York’s fair, open wholesale markets provide competitively priced electricity that meets consumer demands.
China and the decline in U.S. manufacturing jobs
A significant part of the decline in U.S. manufacturing employment can be attributed to increasing import competition from China.
The Dodd-Frank era: Five years and counting
Clearly, the way one banks and with whom is changing.