(Photo: Dr. Bill Sackley with students in the Financial Trading Room of the Computer Information Systems building)
March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
This post was contributed by Dr. Thomas Simpson, Ph.D., Executive in Residence for the Department of Economics and Finance at Cameron School of Business, UNC-Wilmington. The piece is based on research found in the recently published Economic Barometer. Economic Barometer is a quarterly snapshot of local, regional and national economic trends produced by the UNCW Swain Center economic and financial team.