Maine by the numbers

A daily snapshot of the state's economy

Market Value of Assets in State Employees Trust Fund

June 2013

$160,350,000

June 2012

$139,897,000

Source: State of Maine, Bartel Associates Inc.

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News from January 5, 2014

January 5

Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event

There are countless smartwatches and eyeware for tech nerds this year.

January 5

On the Move



January 5

'Organic' TVs: The next big thing?

Big is an understatement, actually, of both size and price as companies roll out their researchers’ babies.

January 5

Chic chicks gain fame, sales for Maine mom and child

Julie and Ruby Persons’ Chicks in Hats and Gerbils in Hats products are hits on social media.

January 5

Cars becoming big wheels at technology show

High-tech rides from Audi, Ford and others crowd into the spotlight.

January 5

Charles Lawton: Forget jobs for now; let’s focus on business formation

The Great Recession killed off nearly 5 percent of Maine’s job providers.

January 5

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