Dr. Perryman says the 2017 tax bill accomplished what it set out to do – change the incentive structure to stimulate investment.
Just how much has fracking changed the state’s energy industry? Dr. Perryman says enough to put Texas on pace to be the third largest oil producer on earth, behind only Saudi Arabia and Russia.
The Labor Department reports the nation’s employers added 157,000 jobs to payrolls last month, but Dr. Perryman says that was lower than most experts had been predicting.
The World Bank out with a report on world debt that Dr. Perryman says shows total global debt to be a staggering $164 trillion.
Continued fallout over the pace of Britain’s Brexit plan leads Dr. Perryman to wonder how the Brits ever got to this point.
The state comptroller is raising his revenue estimate for the current 2 year budget cycle by about $2.7 billion, but Dr. Perryman says that won’t even begin to address all the state’s needs.
Texas is again number one in the prestigious CNBC rankings of the best states for business, but Dr. Perryman says it’s actually a cautionary tale.
Dr. Perryman looks at the June Jobs Report with its 213,000 jobs added and says, considering the current climate, it’s just your typical Labor Department report.
It is a full-fledged trade war with a host of countries doing battle with the US in a fight TSN economist Dr. Ray Perryman says will only have losers.
There’s a lot of attention being payed these days to the so-called “yield curve”. Here’s Dr. Perryman.