Nevada's triple economic whammy
February 4th, 2012
12:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Nevada's triple economic whammy

New York (CNNMoney) - The Great Recession has dealt Nevada a losing hand.

The Silver State, which will hold the Republican caucus on Saturday, has the dubious distinction of leading the nation in unemployment, foreclosure filings and share of homes worth less than the mortgages on them.

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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Nevada
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Bugs

    Who can afford to travel to Las Vegas anymore ?
    Used to go every year, Haven't been there now in two years.

    February 4, 2012 12:52 pm at 12:52 pm |
  2. GI Joe

    Let me see, gamblers (in probably everything); middle of the desert; high cost housing; drunks, losers, etc., looking for a "quick fix" to their problems.

    Yep - that could do it.

    February 4, 2012 01:18 pm at 1:18 pm |
  3. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Newt got his mortgage payment from Freddie and Fannie and now he shows up in Nevada pandering for votes, I don't think so.

    February 4, 2012 01:28 pm at 1:28 pm |
  4. The Greedy Old Pigs have declared class war on US!

    And as Karl Rove steers the sheeple down the slaughter chute, few, if any, of the clueless GOPB deathcult followers will notice that Rmoney doesn't have a viable plan for unemployment, foreclosures or underwater mortgages when they vote for another elitist who cares nothing about them or their problems.

    February 4, 2012 01:39 pm at 1:39 pm |
  5. kat

    As long as the people of Nevada keep voting the likes of Harry Reid back in office, things will not improve. I say it's your own fault that Nevada is in turmoil. I love Las Vegas and usually travels there annually, but I haven't been in a couple of years because I refuse to support a State that helps keep Dems in office.

    February 4, 2012 04:24 pm at 4:24 pm |