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Welcome to Upper Peninsula Business Today

UP Business Today

We are a monthly magazine that keeps the U.P. business community informed on regional business activity and trends. For over 20 years, we have featured stories of local professionals who are thriving in the U.P. economy. As we continue to be your trusted source of business news, we bring new sections to highlight the people and events that make the U.P. unique including 4Hire, On the Network and The Loop.

Keeping you, our business to business partner, Intrigued, Interested and Informed.

Tricia VanEnkevort

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In This Issue

  • 6 Tips Helping Professionals Take Leaps of Faith
  • More Women are Taking Control of Their Finances
  • Safety Grants to Benefit Michingan Farms
  • UP RatePayers Challenge PIPP Cost Allocation
  • Asset Purchase VS. Stock Purchase

Yahoo! Finance: Top Stories

America’s seniors are getting a lousy deal on healthcare
New research shows the elderly in other countries fare much better than seniors in America.

China’s shock boosts U.S. stocks… but for how long?
The Chinese and European central banks' moves are a sign global economies are in very different places than their U.S. counterpart. “Here we have two other very large central banks joining Japan in being very aggressive in trying to get out of the deflationary trap, trying to make things grow faster while in the U.S. the Federal Reserve is looking for an opportunity to do the opposite,” Yahoo Finance Senior Columnist Michael Santoli says.

White House: Immigration steps would boost GDP
The White House says President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions would boost the economy by expanding the U.S. labor force and increasing worker productivity.

Co-workers quit, suggesting you’ll get a raise
People are quitting their jobs like it's 2007, which may be good news for worker paychecks. Almost 2.8 million Americans voluntarily left their employers in September, representing 57.5 percent of total ...

Dow 20,000 and how we'll get there
Investors are building an even more bullish case for U.S. stocks even as the major averages sit at record levels.

Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim
By John O'Donnell and Eva Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more drastic measures to prevent the euro zone from sliding into ...

Gap taking a page from Sears' playbook
Gap's weak Q3 is just the latest in a string of problems for the retailer. Can they turn it around or will they go the way of Sears?

SEC director with big stock holdings stirs debate
By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Keith Higgins, who runs the office that reviews public companies' books at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, reported stock holdings worth between about ...

Dow futures soar 150 points after China's surprise rate cut
U.S. stocks were setting up for a sharply higher open on Friday, following the first rate cut by China's central bank in more than two years.

Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim
By John O'Donnell and Eva Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more drastic measures to prevent the euro zone from sliding into ...