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Data & Dialogue About the Nevada Economy

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Planet Hollywood hits the Jackpot with Britney Spears.  Cash flow up sharply since her debut.

First peek at Resorts World proposed project on the Las Vegas Strip.

What does it take to be in the top 1% of incomes in Nevada? 

The Nevada Piglet Book 2014 has been released by the Nevada Policy Research Institute, documenting cases of government waste in the state.

Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corp. protests $6.8 billion “space taxi” contract awarded to Boeing and Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. 

Las Vegas has the 9th best recovery since the recession ended but still lags other metropolitan areas.

Where does Nevada’s energy come from?

Energy used per Capita. Nevada is a relatively light user, possibly due to moderate climate and the low amount of manufacturing in the state.

Reno-based Aerion gets help from Airbus.

Wynn Resorts sues hedge fund short-seller for slander.

Global competitiveness report:  USA is the comeback kid.

Las Vegas is not just about gambling any more.

The Cherry Creek supercomputer is at UNLV.

The highest paid DJ’s in the world…much of it made in Las Vegas…and the highest earning country music acts

Elon Musk has been named the top “disrupter” in Vanity Fair List

The Las Vegas Global Business District is a big deal for Southern Nevada.

Mixed views of the Downtown Project: Downtown Las Vegas is the Great American Techtopia and Tony Who?

Here are ten facts about billionaires because there are more of them in the world than ever. 


Here is a dynamic map showing how we have become a nation of non-smokers.  Nevada remains above average.

Ever wondered who owns each of the Las Vegas casinos?  Here’s a list.

Deep mountain snows needed for drought relief.  

Migration to the Sun Belt states, stalled during the recession, has picked up.

The Fashion Show in Las Vegas announces redevelopment and expansion.

Ever wonder how many countries are currently involved in a war?  Hint: take the over.

Facts every Nevadan should know about marijuana: