Articles About D.C.
- Matt Ward
Loudoun is the Nation’s Wealthiest County
Ten of the 15 richest counties in the United States are located in Washington, D.C.’s Virginia and Maryland suburbs. According to 2010 Census Bureau data, with three counties exceeding the $100,000 mark, life seems pretty good in these areas, even as the U.S. median household income declined 2.3 percent between 2009 to 2010. Even so, […]
- James I. Clark III
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics, who often discusses the economy, recently said something disturbing and fascinating about the possibility of a double-dip recession. According to Zandi, it could be the only recession that we will ourselves into. Zandi was talking about gloomy expectations that make people so nervous that in terms of economics, they freeze. His […]
- Tom Silva
There’s A Whole Lot of Shaking Going On
A big shake-up occurred recently in Washington, D.C., although it was not of the variety that some would prefer. The nation’s capital was taken by surprise when it was hit by a 5.9-intensity earthquake that rocked the East Coast and was felt as far away as Boston, North Carolina and even Michigan. Although early reports […]
- Mark McDowell
Gridlocked Chicago: There’s Some Disagreement
Chicago is # 1! Unfortunately, this is not good news because the Windy City has been ranked by one study as having the worst traffic congestion in the nation. The news was one finding of the Urban Mobility Report (UMR), conducted by the Texas Transportation Institute, the United States’ largest university-affiliated transportation research agency. Earlier […]