July 10, 2019

SHI 7.10.19 – Superforecasting and Inflection Points

In a conversation with Joe Weisenthal, one of the ‘podcast stars’ of Odd Lots and an author for Bloomberg, Philip Tetlock — Professor at the University […]
July 3, 2019

SHI 7.3.19 – A Celebration is in Order

Break out the champagne!   This month, our US economic expansion celebrates its 10th birthday.   Business cycles have been measured by the ‘National Bureau of Economic Research’ […]
June 26, 2019

SHI 6.26.19 – A Sea of Red

The SHI, at its essence, is designed to be an economic barometer.  Using the level of consumer spending at expensive steakhouses as our metric, the SHI […]
June 19, 2019

SHI 6.19.19 – The Fed Holds Pat

“You gotta know when to hold ’em, and know when to fold ’em …”  croons Kenny Rogers.   Indeed.  The FED decided to hold.  And this choice […]