Category Archives: The Economy

Another Top-10 List — Highest Paying Jobs in America

Jobs are everything to the economy and the ultimate demand for real estate. Not all jobs are equal, however. Variables include required skill sets, educations, compensation and even where they are located. Once again I invoke the invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor is …Read more

State Corporate Income Tax Rates

Some states are simply better to do business in than others when it comes to corporations and taxes. In Iowa, for example, a corporation owes the states 12 percent of their profits – the highest corporate income tax rate in the country. The Tax Foundation, a non-profit located in Washington, D.C., just released their study …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Most Patents 1977-2015

Innovation is a leading indicator of potential future economic growth. A measure of innovation is the number of patents registered. Which countries are the most innovative in the world? To answer this, howmuch.net (a very unique source of an array of research topics), gathered the number of patents issued from 1977 through 2015 from around …Read more