As the budget process unfolds in Congress, there is talk of cutting funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
One of the unintended consequences of reduced immigration is being felt in the shrimping industry. Dr. Perryman says they simply cannot find enough workers to man the shrimp boats.
The results of CNBC’s annual ranking of the states for business finds Texas in an unusual spot. Dr. Perryman says we slipped to number 4 – and there’s more.
Economists are backing off their earlier predictions of a “Trump bump,” or an acceleration in economic growth as a result of the President’s policies. Here’s Dr. Perryman.
Dr. Perryman says Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway is on track to acquire bankrupt electric transmission company Oncor in a $9 billion deal.
Employers added a robust 222,000 jobs in June, the most in four months. Dr. Perryman says it’s a continuation of a pattern we’ve seen for several years.
Once a right of passage for young people, the summer job is slowly disappearing from the landscape, from 78% in the 1970s to 43% today.
July 4th is known for more than the Declaration of Independence. Something just as critical to our nation’s birth happened on that day in 1776.
Consumer confidence has hit its lowest level since the November election. Dr. Perryman says that’s telling.
Britain has finally opened Brexit negotiations with other European Union nations about leaving the block. Dr. Perryman tells us it is wrapped in a great deal of uncertainty.