Economic Perspective

Nov 15, 2019

Economic Perspective: Holiday Spending Outlook

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

Nov 8, 2019

Economic Perspective: Who Pays the Tariffs?

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

Nov 1, 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 23, 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 9, 2019

Economic Perspective: Why Do We Still Import Oil?

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

Sep 26, 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 13, 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 3, 2019

The Few and the Many

Buying by households accounts for 70 percent of all spending. Are there any major trends in consumer spending?

Aug 28, 2019

Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage

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