Kingsport-Bristol sales tax collection stumble in May – growth rate still leads region

May was a down month for sales tax collections in Tennessee. Only two metro areas managed a year-over-year gain – Clarksville, and Knoxville. Statewide seasonally adjusted collections were 0.4% better than May last year. Here in Northeast … [Read more...]

Keep a weather eye on trade war’s affect on Eastman and Bell Helicopter

Many in the media and pundits have been talking about a trade war, but now it looks like the real thing is here. The U.S. is now involved in a disagreement with six out of its top export markets which, according to Kiplinger, account for 53% of … [Read more...]