Economic Perspective

Dec 3, 2019

Economic Perspective: Mini Cities

Mini cities are popping up across the country, and even some in North Carolina. What does the concept entail?

Nov 25, 2019

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?

Nov 19, 2019

Economic Perspective: Holiday Spending Outlook

The holiday season is fast approaching. What does the spending outlook for the season look like?

Nov 12, 2019

Economic Perspective: Who Pays the Tariffs?

Do we know who is paying for the tariffs in the trade war?

Nov 11, 2019

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?

Oct 28, 2019

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?

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?