Volume 9, Number 3
Third Quarter 2007
110° in the Shade: Drought Sears the Southeast
Latin Multinationals Become Global Headliners
The Past, Present, and Future of Futures
The Gulf Coast: Still Laboring Toward Recovery
Fed @ Issue
Q & A
State of the States
Research Notes & News
Southeastern Economic Indicators
||110° in the Shade: Drought Sears the Southeast
In the summer of 2007, the Southeast experienced the sort of drought that historically occurs only twice in a century. The parched region and its large agricultural sector are still adding up the toll that Mother Nature exacted.
||The Past, Present, and Future of Futures
The exchanges on which futures contracts are traded have come a long way from their 19th-century origins and now play a major role in the global financial system.