May 27, 2016

GDP “Now-casting” Report Update May 27, 2016

This is an update of my Nowcasting blog from last week.   If you missed that one, I suggest you read it before continuing: https://www.newyorkfed.org/research/policy/nowcast Why you […]
May 25, 2016

Steak House Index Update 05/25/16

A week has passed since the last update.   Let’s see if we can get a table for 4 at Mastros Ocean Club, Newport Beach this coming […]
May 24, 2016

Thru the Looking Glass

Imagine a place where the bank pays you interest after you borrow money from them to buy a home.   Could such a place exist? Yes! […]
May 23, 2016

The French are Revolting!

During the middle ages, perfume use in western Europe grew rapidly.   According to Wikipedia, “Between the 16th and 17th centuries, perfumes were used primarily by the […]