What do unchanged interest rates indicate about the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 12, 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged following its December meeting and signaled it would stay on hold for 2020.

Why does Texas benefit from a US‑Mexico‑Canada trade deal?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 11, 2019

Almost a year after the three countries signed the new US-Mexico-Canada trade deal, there's an agreement to make it the new NAFTA. Dr. Perryman says a big winner is Texas.

How will the relocation of Charles Schwab's headquarters boost the North Texas financial sector?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 07, 2019

Charles Schwab intends to merge with TD Ameritrade, but more importantly, the low-cost stock trader plans to move its corporate headquarters from California to Texas.

What do the November employment numbers indicate about the labor market and the economy as a whole?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 06, 2019

Employers added 266,000 jobs in November and unemployment falls to a 50 year low.

How does hunger impact the economy, and how can assistance programs help?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 05, 2019

The administration issues new guidelines for SNAP, a supplemental nutrition assistance program that used to be known as food stamps, and Dr. Perryman calls it short-sighted.

Is the high level of corporate debt a problem?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 04, 2019

BBB level, the lowest level of corporate debt in America, is approaching about $10 trillion. Dr. Perryman says agencies are beginning to take notice.

How has the Federal Reserve changed their goals for inflation?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 03, 2019

Dr. Perryman says the Federal Reserve system has been engaged in an extensive study of the future of monetary policy and plans to issue a significant report next year.

What did the GDP numbers in the third quarter indicate about the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 02, 2019

The initial revision to the third quarter GDP numbers puts growth at 2.1%, up from 1.9%.

What is driving the high level of residential building, and how does it compare to what happened in the past?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 26, 2019

The country has hit a 12-year high when it comes to issuing new residential building permits. What's driving it?

How many barrels of oil are there in the reserves in the Permian Basin?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on November 25, 2019

The newest numbers on oil reserves in the Permian Basin are in, and Dr. Perryman says they are staggering.