Economic Perspective: Mini Cities
Mini cities are popping up across the country, and even some in North Carolina. What does the concept entail?
Economic Perspective: Is Manufacturing Still A Leading Indicator?
The manufacturing sector has long been a leading indicator for economic health, but is that still the case?
Economic Perspective: Holiday Spending Outlook
The holiday season is fast approaching. What does the spending outlook for the season look like?
Economic Perspective: Who Pays the Tariffs?
Do we know who is paying for the tariffs in the trade war?
Economic Perspective: Is Inflation Dead?
Interest rates have been low in recent years. What factors need to be considered when thinking about the lower inflation rate?
Economic Perspective: Where is Inflation Hot and Cold?
Inflation averages the price gains in all products and services, but are there key differences among the rates for specific buying categories?
Economic Perspective: Why Do We Still Import Oil?
Why does the U.S. still import foreign oil if it is producing its own?
Economic Perspective: Generations
Society groups people in generations based on the year they were born, but how meaningful of a concept are generations?
Economic Perspective: 100 Year Bonds
Traditionally, the length of time for bonds caps out at 30 years, but are there talks of extending some bonds to 100 years?
Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?
What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?