US Freedom Capital Blog

The Wealth of Cities

Posted by USFC Team on Mar 25, 2016 3:08:44 PM

Dallas-Fort Worth is among the U.S. metros that prosper by giving citizens the freedom to flourish.

Adam Smith immortalized “The Wealth of Nations,” but prosperity in today’s world increasingly depends on the wealth of cities. In the United States, the 100 largest metropolitan areas churn out 65 percent of all economic output. In Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas account for 63 percent of the state’s economy. With San Antonio and Austin added in, the big-city share rises to 76 percent.

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Topics: jobs, USA, Taxes, Texas

Medical giant McKesson bringing almost 1,000 new jobs to Irving in office consolidation

Posted by USFC Team on Mar 11, 2016 10:51:44 AM

McKesson is buying the former NEC America complex at the northeast corner of State Highways 114 and 161 in Irving. (David Woo/Staff Photographer)

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Topics: jobs, corporate, USA, Texas

US oil output climbs to 43-year high

Posted by USFC Team on Mar 1, 2016 12:19:44 PM

Sorry, OPEC. The U.S. oil boom isn't dead yet.

The U.S. pumped an average of 9.43 million barrels per day last year, according to new government figures. That's the highest level since 1972 and represents an impressive growth of 89% since 2008. 

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Topics: USA, Oil

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