We’re feeling better about economy, survey says

   November 20, 2013 6:59 am

We’re feeling better about the economy and are more likely to buy a new car in the coming year. Those are just two of the findings of the Economic Index Consumer survey conducted on behalf of Ohio-based Huntington Bank. Despite an improving outlook, there’s little sign of runaway enthusiasm when it comes to the economy….

1st quarter strong for PNC; Huntington profits dip

   April 17, 2013 9:22 am

Results were mixed for a pair of local banks that reported their quarterly earnings this morning. The news was good for Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group. The bank, one of the nation’s largest and the largest in western Pennsylvania, said profits rose 22 percent on revenue growth of 6 percent. PNC earned $938 million, or…

Bank economist sees modest growth

   November 17, 2010 3:55 pm

Slow and steady — that’s how a top official at Columbus-based Huntington Bancshares Inc. sees the U.S. economy. “We can expect to see a steady 2 percent growth rate for the U.S. economy through the first quarter of 2011,” said George Mokrzan, senior economist for the bank, which has locations in the Erie area. While…