Economic Perspective: Important News for the State Economy
Recently, there have been several announcements of new businesses and jobs coming to North Carolina. What’s behind this good news?
Economic Perspective: The Outlook For Holiday Buying
There's growing optimism about how robust the holiday shopping will be this year. Do economists think the optimism will be fulfilled?
Economic Perspective: Spending and Saving
Many economists believed the Great Recession recovery would be slow, and that people would save more. Did that happen, and are we now seeing changes from that?
Economic Perspective: Why People Take Social Security At Different Times
Some people wait to capitalize on their eligible Social Security benefits, while others take it immediately. What's the thought process behind the thinking?
Economic Perspective: A Battle Of Deductions
One of the proposals on the table for tax change is to double the standard deduction. How would this impact the taxpayers?
Economic Perspective: Choosing The Best College
High school students consider various factors when picking a college. From an economic viewpoint, what are the most important?
Economic Perspective: Potential Impact Of Meat Substitutes
For a long time, scientists have talked about the development of synthetic meat. What could the impact of a growing synthetic meat market mean?
Economic Perspective: Tax Cuts And Economic Growth
With the current administration releasing it's proposal for tax reform, Mike Walden looks at if the changes could spur economic and job growth.
Economic Perspective: Can A Slowing Auto Market Endanger The Economy?
After sizzling for several years there are worrisome signs in the auto buying market. Should we be concerned?
Economic Perspective: Economic Impacts of the Hurricanes
The nation received an unprecedented one-two punch from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. How will the damage be reflected in the national economy over the coming year?