The high human cost and loss of life due to COVID-19 is tragic and staggering. Few of us remained untouched by the disease in one way or another, with over 6.7 million US cases. As of October 28, the...
Our latest forecast for the Texas economy indicates relatively healthy growth over an extended time horizon. Business cycles are inevitable, but the stage is set for growth outpacing most parts of the United States. Texas compares well with most areas...
An easy to use, efficient method of purchasing goods and services is essential to a well-functioning economy. Payment methods have evolved throughout human history, from barter to primitive forms of money, to full-bodied coins and precious metals, to bank...
Payday and auto title loans have become more common over the past decade. These loans typically involve small amounts (generally $500 or less) for short periods of time (such as the borrower’s next payday). An auto title loan is similar,...
After about 14 months of analysis, Amazon made a decision on its second corporate headquarters (HQ2), and it isn’t Texas. Many lists of likely locations put Texas at or near the top, but at the end of the day, Amazon...
Hello, I am Carlos Garcia, Secretary of economic development for the great state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. I appreciate the opportunity to share with all of you more about the state of Tamaulipas and our binational region.  The people of Tamaulipas are...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Border Trade Alliance has denounced President Trump’s shock announcement of a five percent tariff on Mexican imports.  Via Twitter, Trump on Thursday said he would slap a five percent tariff on Mexican imports “until such...
We recently witnessed a historic moment in the world of finance; the NASDAQ closed at above 5,000 for the first time in almost 15 years. Beginning in the mid-1990s the index rose dramatically, peaking in March 2000 at 5,132, a...
Every day, nearly $1.7 billion in products cross the US-Mexico border. Trade volume has grown substantially, more than doubling over the past 20 years and up 55 percent between 2010 and 2018. In early 2019, in the midst of...
  MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen Economic Development Corporation is close to announcing thousands of new manufacturing jobs for the Rio Grande Valley and Reynosa. MEDC President Keith Patridge spoke about the new projects at a recent Board meeting of his organization....

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