What issues are present between the US and China, and how should the countries move forward?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 11, 2018

The stakes continue to be high in the US-China trade standoff, but Dr. Perryman is encouraged that both sides still want to talk despite the arrest of a high-ranking Chinese telecom official.

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What is causing the inversion of the yield curve, and should we be concerned?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 10, 2018

We now see an inversion in the nation's interest rate yield curve. Dr. Perryman says this phenomenon often, but not always, has lead to a recession.

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Should we be concerned because of the lower numbers in the November jobs report?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 07, 2018

The 155,000 jobs shown in the November jobs report was a bit disappointing to analysts and Dr. Perryman, who says it is below recent average gains.

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What changes are happening in the oil industry due to lowering costs of drilling?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 06, 2018

Crude may be in the low $50s, but with dramatic cost reductions it still makes sense to drill.

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Why is life expectancy in the US falling?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 05, 2018

Dr. Perryman is troubled by the numbers in a recently released report on life expectancy - it's falling, and dramatically.

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Why is the trade truce with China a good idea for the US?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 04, 2018

Dr. Perryman takes a look at the trade truce between the US and China and hopes it leads to a positive outcome.

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Why did removing the SNAP work requirement help the 2018 Farm Bill move forward?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 03, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill appears to finally be heading to passage. As Dr. Perryman tells us, removing the SNAP work requirement is a key reason why.

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Why did the Federal Reserve Chairman's comments cause a 617 point Dow gain in one week?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 30, 2018

This week's 617 point Dow gain after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is the focus of this report by Dr. Ray Perryman.

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How can we protect the environment without sacrificing long‑term economic growth?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 29, 2018

President Trump may not be buying his government's just-released climate report, but Dr. Perryman sees ways to improve the climate without sacrificing economic growth.

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What is the economic outlook for Texas for the next few years?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 28, 2018

Dr. Perryman has embarked on his 35th economic outlook conference tour across Texas and, as usual, is unveiling new economic outlook numbers for the year.

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