economy

Dec 6, 2019

You Decide: Do the Benefits and Costs of Technology Balance?

New technology tends to upset the status quo in many different industries. How do the pros and cons balance out?

Nov 29, 2019

Economic Perspective: Mini Cities

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

Nov 22, 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 22, 2019

You Decide: A Milestone to Celebrate?

The oil industry in the U.S. has been surging back in recent years, hitting a new milestone. Are there pros and cons to this rebound?

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 10, 2019

You Decide: Should We Always Be Paid For What We Want to Do?

What determines the kinds of jobs available and what they pay?

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 25, 2019

You Decide: Are Cities Losing Their Luster?

Cities have seen a revival in the 21st century, but can the downtown boom last forever?

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?