Dr. Perryman says the Fed’s April meeting suggests it has begun the process of getting its balance sheet in order so it can increase interest rates.
In the days since the passenger was forcibly removed from the United Airlines flight, the company’s stock has dropped, there has been talk of boycotts, and according to Dr. Perryman, some may choose not to fly with the airline.
The National Association of Industry and Office Parks has put out a study that shows Texas second only to New York when it comes to commercial development.
When it comes to migration, much of our attention is focused on immigrants coming into the US. Dr. Perryman says there is another element to consider.
Now that House and Senate committees are delving into President Trump’s budget, Dr. Perryman says the scope of this spending plan is beginning to sink in.
The Senate has wrapped up work on its version of the budget, and Dr. Perryman notes that it includes massive cuts in higher education. He is intrigued by how this budget is balanced.
Dr. Perryman takes a more in depth look into Friday’s modest Texas Workforce Commission February jobs report showing 6,700 jobs added.
This week’s Wall Street tumble is just the latest we can expect from a market still adjusting to a new president, but Dr. Perryman is very hopeful about the future.
Dr. Perryman notes that since the election of President Trump in November, more than 120 applications for new banks have been submitted.
One of the items lawmakers are debating in Austin this session would expand scope of practice. That’s an idea Dr. Perryman wholeheartedly supports.