What do the latest indicators of consumer confidence and spending indicate for the economy in general?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 17, 2020

Consumer spending was up in January and consumer confidence is also high. Dr. Perryman explains how this is helpful.

What event had a major impact on consumer spending for September?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 01, 2017

September consumer spending showed its biggest monthly gain in 8 years. Dr. Perryman says the numbers need to be tempered because of the hurricanes.

What is one factor in reduced consumer spending, and why might this be the case?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 24, 2017

Retailers say one of the biggest reasons for a slowdown in consumer spending has to do with changes in immigration policy. Dr. Perryman says Hispanics are simply holding on to their money.