Economic Perspective-Mike Walden

The Economic Perspective: “Should We Believe China’s Economic Statistics?”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks if we should believe China’s economic statistics.  Mike, like most countries, China issues numerous statistics measuring the health of the country’s economy.  Yet there

The Economic Perspective: “Averting a Recession”

I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at averting a recession. Mike, with so much concern about a possible recession on the horizon, economic policy-makers are talking about ways the government could

The Economic Perspective: “100 Year Bonds”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at 100 year bonds. Mike, typically when people, businesses, or governments bon-ow money, the maximum length of the loan is 30 years. But I

The Economic Perspective: “Business Worries”

I’m Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at business worries. Mike, there are many concerns about the ability of the economy to continue expanding. Obviously, people worry about their jobs and incomes.

The Economic Perspective: “Tariffs and Inflation”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at tariffs and inflation. Mike, the trade war with China seems to be escalating. Over the remaining months in the year, the US is

The Economic Perspective: “Are Consumers Still Optimistic?”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program asks if consumers are still optimistic.  Mike, consumer confidence in the economy.  The most optimistic consumers are, the more likely they will spend and generate

The Economic Perspective: “The Few and the Many”

I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.   Today’s program looks at the few and the many.  Mike, we are an economy driven by consumer spending.  Buying by households accounts for over 70% of all spending.  

The Economic Perspective: “Challenges for Farmers”

This is Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at challenges for farmers.  Mike, farming has always been a difficult occupation.  It is physically demanding that must deal with weather, the environment, and

The Economic Perspective: “Adopting New Technology”

I’m Mary Walden with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at adopting new technology. Mike, the world seems to be getting faster all the time, especially where new technology is concerned.  It’s hard to imagine

The Economic Perspective: “Economic Impacts of Delaying Marriage”

I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective.  Today’s program looks at the economic impacts of delaying marriage.  Mike, many young people today are delaying marriage.  Whereas in generations of the past marriage and partnering happened