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Caleb Byrd

How Do We Measure Inflation?

In this article, we explain inflation, which is the most widely watched and used measure of the U.S. inflation rate and what the Federal Reserve can do about these numbers.

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Road Signs

Anyone who has driven through our home state knows the phrase “miles and miles of Texas” is an understatement. To travel between our major cities

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Under The Hood

At the end of each year Americans learn the magnitude of their national economy’s growth over the previous twelve months. This number, the U.S. gross

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Eyes on Us

I always feel like somebody’s watchin’ me And I have no privacy I always feel like somebody’s watchin’ me Is it just a dream? “Somebody’s

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The Price

In nearly every purchase of a capital asset there exists a metric to judge what value has been received at the time of purchase.  In

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Rosie the Telecommuter

World War II was a transformative event for our nation in many different ways.  Some of the societal norms that existed before the war never

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Evaluating the Bear

There is a bear in the woods. For some people the bear is easy to see. Others don’t see it at all. Some people say

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Come Fly With Me

Frank Sinatra’s 1958 hit personifies how the public romanticized airline travel in the late 1950s.  The 1950s are considered to be the golden age of

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Night Flying

In high school my pastor was a veteran of World War II, a war in which he served as a pilot.  A story he told

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