July 19, 2017

SHI Update 7/19/17: Lend Me Money!

  If I was a “student loan” lender, I would certainly consider ‘default rates’ when making a lending decision.  Wouldn’t you? Unfortunately, our federal government does […]
July 12, 2017

SHI Update 7/12/17: The Silent Giant

  The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) was formed in 1930.   They’ve been active for 87 years … and yet, you’ve probably never heard of […]
July 5, 2017

SHI Update 7/5/17: A Shrinking World

  The CDC just released their report entitled “Births:  Provisional Data for 2016.”   You may be wondering why an economics and finance guy is talking about […]
June 28, 2017

SHI Update 6/28/17: Inflation? Where?

In the May press release, the BLS told us the US unemployment rate is now 4.3%.   According to the folks at the St. Louis FED, the […]