People are very focused on the issue of sexual harassment in light of the Harvey Weinstein allegations. Dr. Perryman says economics is a powerful weapon in dealing with the problem.
The economy added over 260,000 jobs last month, below analysts’ expectations, but Dr. Perryman says it was still an impressive month.
September consumer spending showed its biggest monthly gain in 8 years. Dr. Perryman says the numbers need to be tempered because of the hurricanes.
The economy turned in another 3% gain in the gross domestic product in the third quarter. What are chances that will be sustainable going forward?
Vice President Pence cast the tie-breaking vote this week to block new regulations that would have allowed consumers to sue financial institutions.
Dr. Perryman weighs in on Hurricane Harvey’s trek through Texas that lead to a net negative when it came to the September jobs report from the Workforce Commission.
The Dow broke through the 23,000 barrier last week and shows no sign of slowing down, but Dr. Perryman says how high it goes is up to Congress.
The Senate passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint, a major step forward for President Trump’s tax reform. Dr. Perryman says the bill now goes to the House.
The Tax Foundation is out with its annual ranking of the business tax climate across the country, and Dr. Perryman says Texas came in 13th.
When NAFTA negotiators wrapped up the latest round of trade talks in Washington, they sounded frustrated and far apart, even pushing back the next round of talks.