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November 2, 2016
Why I Didn’t Use a Free Ticket to Game 5 of the World Series

Fox Sports, Oct. 31, 2016
Steve Henneberry, BA’10, worked his tail off in high school and then worked his way through college at Creighton. There were an incredible amount of ups and downs — he had to become an adult long before the rest of us. Through all of that, the Cubs have been a constant. For a long time, they were the only steady thing in his life.
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3 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Using the Wrong Credit Cards (And What You Can Do About It)

Nerd Wallet, Oct. 31, 2016
“You don’t want to make the wrong move,” Brad Klontz, a certified financial planner and associate professor of financial psychology at Creighton University says. “And if you think of it biologically, evolutionarily, it’s making the wrong move that hurts us.”
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3 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Using the Wrong Credit Cards (And What You Can Do About It

Palm Beach Post, Oct. 31, 2016
“We’re all cognitively lazy,” says Brad Klontz, a certified financial planner and associate professor of financial psychology at Creighton University. “Our natural tendency is to stay exactly where we are.”
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Midwest Business Conditions Slip in October

The Gazette, Nov. 1, 2016
The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell slightly to 43.8 in October from 45.5 in September, remaining below growth neutral for the fourth consecutive month.
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Survey Shows Faltering Economies in Nebraska, Midwest

Nebraska Radio Network, Nov. 2, 2016
“The overall index moved below growth neutral for the fourth straight month,” Ernie Goss says. “The index ranges between zero and 100 and 50 is growth neutral, so anything below growth neutral is not good. The overall index decreased to 43.8 from September’s 45.5.”
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Downturn Noted in Metal Fabrication

The St. Joseph News-Press, Nov. 1, 2016
“Fabricated metal producers and machinery manufacturers in the state continue to experience pullbacks in economic activity, especially for those firms linked to international markets and agriculture,” said Dr. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group.
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Midwest Manufacturing Slump Continues for Fourth Month

Star Tribune, Nov. 1, 2016
“Global economic uncertainty and weakness in the region’s agricultural and energy sector are weighing on the business economic outlook of supply managers,” Ernie Goss said.
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Minnesota Manufacturing Edges Up in Index

Finance & Commerce, Nov. 1, 2016
“This activity more than offset gains for nondurable goods producers such as food processors,” Creighton economist Ernie Goss said in a news release accompanying the index.
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Economist Sees Kansas’ Struggles

WIBW, Nov. 1, 2016
The manufacturing sector in the U.S. is not doing well, according to Ernie Goss. “It’s sort of an under-reported story, in my judgment,” said Goss. “We have folks out there saying, hey, look at what we did in the third quarter, well, you’re still not good.”
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Mid America Economy Still Slumping

WNAX, Nov. 1, 2016
The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, declined for October.
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