Posts Tagged ‘economy’

You Decide: Are There Timeless Rules for Investing?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Economist Mike Walden presents six principles that he believes represent a logical approach to investing.

Eating out beats eating in

Americans recently reached a milestone in terms of how they eat. NC State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Tax rates

Most people have recently completed their income tax filing, so it’s a good time to review some tax concepts. At the top of the list is tax rate, which may sound simple. But is it? NC State University economist Mike Walden responds.

You Decide: How Will the Job Market Change?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

We will have to be agile with our future educational and training systems. Mike Walden explains why.

Goodbye to routine jobs

One of the biggest issues in the economy in recent years has been the relatively slow improvement in jobs. NC State University economist Mike Walden outlines some of the reasons for this.

Impacts of a lower mortgage interest rate

As interest rates have fallen in recent years thousands of homeowners have refinanced their home mortgages to lower rates. When does this make sense? And what impact does it have on household finance? NC State University economist Mike Walden answers.

You Decide: Why have some states recovered faster?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

The economy has been improving during the last five years, but it hasn’t been improving at the same pace for all states. Mike Walden analyzes the reasons.

Why isn’t inflation higher?

The Federal Reserve created trillions of dollars of new money in an effort to fight the recession. For a long time, economists have said higher inflation can result when large amounts of new money is printed. But inflation today is still relatively low. Why? NC State University economist Mike Walden explains.

Investor errors

While investing is important, not everyone has training or background in investing. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses some of the common errors made by rookie and veteran investors.

You Decide: Where’s Inflation?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Mike Walden analyzes the ups and downs of the “new ruffle” in the economy-bolstering process by which the Fed has kept inflation at bay.

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