Economic Perspective

Oct 10, 2019

Economic Perspective: Why Do We Still Import Oil?

Why does the U.S. still import foreign oil if it is producing its own?

Oct 2, 2019

Economic Perspective: Generations

Society groups people in generations based on the year they were born, but how meaningful of a concept are generations?

Sep 23, 2019

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?

Sep 17, 2019

Economic Perspective: What Do Businesses Worry About?

What do businesses worry about, and how could those worries affect the direction of the economy?

Sep 11, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Few and the Many

Household buying accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?

Aug 29, 2019

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage

Are there any economic impacts associated with the trend of young people delaying marriage?

Aug 26, 2019

Economic Perspective: Impact of the Rate Cut on Consumers

How does the latest interest rate cut effect consumers?

Aug 15, 2019

Economic Perspective: Hiring Over the Business Cycle

The popular adage "last hired, first fired" speaks to the hiring cycle in businesses, but does this apply equally across all levels?

Aug 8, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Decline in Infrastructure

Spending on infrastructure in the U.S. has been on the decline. When did this trend start, and why is investing in infrastructure important?

Jul 30, 2019

Economic Perspective: North Carolina’s Business Ranking

A new ranking of the states' attractiveness to businesses was released. What criteria was used, and where did North Carolina fall?