Economics

September 16, 2020

SHI 9.16.20 – Let’s Talk About Debt

Debt is like opinions — everyone has some, but these days they are reluctant to admit it. Household and sovereign debt levels are downright embarrassing.    Collectively, […]
September 9, 2020

SHI 9.9.20 – Ask the Big Mac

Damn, that looks good. But I’ve always been a Big Mac fan.   On the other hand, if I’m being completely honest, they never look like that […]
September 2, 2020

SHI 9.2.20 – With Little Fanfare, A New Era Arrives

Today, the United States Federal Reserve Bank is arguably the most powerful institution on the planet.  Of course, this depends on your definition of power.  I […]
August 26, 2020

SHI 8.26.20 – Halley’s Comet

Have you ever seen it?   Perhaps you have, but I imagine not, because it is visible from Earth only once every 75 years.   Your […]