Economy

Charlotte restaurants face a new conundrum: Shortage of workers

As businesses reopen, restaurant owners are having trouble finding enough workers to wait tables, wash dishes and cook. What’s happening: The...

Richmond Fed president: Education key to improving economic mobility in Charlotte

Fed watchers normally turn to Tom Barkin, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, for insight on big-picture issues like inflation and interest...

Charlotte’s job growth suggests a fast post-pandemic recovery

Charlotte’s job market is recovering at a faster clip than the rest of the country. That’s according to the latest economic report from...

Bank of America market president says Charlotte’s economy will soar again. But we must be patient

Charles Bowman grew up on stories of hard times. Long before he became North Carolina’s face for one of the world’s largest banks, he was just a boy...