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?
Economic Perspective: The Few and the Many
Household buying accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?
Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage
Are there any economic impacts associated with the trend of young people delaying marriage?
Economic Perspective: Impact of the Rate Cut on Consumers
How does the latest interest rate cut effect consumers?
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?
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?
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?