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.
US News and World Report is out with new state-by-state rankings, and Dr. Perryman says while Texas was first in business climate, there is some less promising news.
This week, US News and World Report named Austin the best place to live in America this year. While there are several similar rankings, Dr. Perryman says this one is different for several reasons.
One aspect of President Trump's executive order looking at financial regulations would repeal parts of Dodd Frank, including the fiduciary rule.
Forbes Magazine is out with its annual ranking of the states when it comes to business competitiveness, and Texas moved up from number 6 to number 4.
WalletHub is out with its annual rankings of state economies, and Texas came in ninth. Dr. Perryman isn't surprised considering the challenges Texas has faced.