Economics

March 10, 2021

SHI 3.10.21 – Spending $4.5 trillion

  Yes, that’s ‘trillion’ with a ‘T.’   How many zeros does a trillion have?   14.   Well, the last two are really overkill.  So 12.  🙂   […]
March 3, 2021

SHI 3.3.21: Staying Positive in a Negative World

Insanity redux:   Want a home loan?   How does a -0-% interest rate sound?     That’s right.  Zero.  Zip.  Nada.   Zilch.  Too outlandish to believe?  Perhaps, […]
February 24, 2021

SHI 2.24.21: Our Rates are Rising!

Is it time to panic? No.  Relax.   Sure the US 10-year Treasury rate is higher than just weeks ago.   Much higher.   What’s this mean?   Is rampant […]
February 17, 2021

SHI 2.17.21: Baskets Full of Data

We have more economic data than fish in the ocean.  Tons of data.  But unlike the sardines in the photo above, the data is inconsistent.  In […]