What did the economy look like in the 2010s, and what innovations happened?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 31, 2019

Dr. Perryman looks back at the last ten years, and describes one event in particular.

Which sector stood out in this year's holiday sales numbers?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 30, 2019

The initial holiday sales numbers are in for Microsoft, and Dr. Perryman says they were off just a bit overall but one sector stuck out.

Which factors contributed to Texas' high ranking in a list of best states to do business?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 27, 2019

Forbes Magazine out with its annual ranking of best states in the US to do business in, and Dr. Perryman says Texas came in second.

What does the future look like for energy generation and storage in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 26, 2019

There is an effort across Texas to create a large battery storage capacity, which Dr. Perryman says is very important as we look to our energy future.

How did the 2010s become the longest economic expansion in the history of the United States?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 24, 2019

The US has turned the 2010s into the longest economic expansion in the history of the United States. Dr. Perryman says it all started after the Great Recession.

How many jobs were added in Texas in November, and how many were added over the last year?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 23, 2019

The Workforce Commission says employers added 37,000 jobs in November, and Dr. Perryman says there were 336,000 jobs created over the last 12 months.

Why is the labor force participation rate declining?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 19, 2019

You've likely heard about the labor force participation rate declining in monthly job reports. Dr. Perryman says there is a logical explanation: After a worker turns 64, they are no longer counted as employed.

What did Prime Minister Boris Johnson promise to do about Brexit, and what impact will the decision have?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 17, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promising he will pull the UK out of Brexit next month following his blowout win in the election. Dr. Perryman says good luck.

How should the House and Senate handle spending bills?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 16, 2019

A deal in the House and Senate bodes well for approval of the spending bill and avoiding a government shutdown. Dr. Perryman asks, where is the heavy lifting?

How could the latest trade deal impact the global economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 13, 2019

Dr. Perryman examines the latest developments on the trade front, and is troubled with one aspect he sees coming out of a particular deal.