U.S. Business: The Regional Economies

The U.S. economy may be sluggish, but not in Denver, where the influx of tourists and Titan missile contracts has helped to boost the value of new construction by 90% this year. The sun also shines on Hawaii, where tourism is up 19%. In Nevada, personal income is running 13% higher than last year's levels. The gaps in the New England economy, left by the wholesale departure of the textile industry, are being filled by electronics. Personal income in the area is up almost 7% from a year ago.

The nation's economy is in fact a mixture that varies not only...

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