Economics

August 19, 2020

SHI 8.19.10 – Unemployment and Economic Expansion

The United States ‘Bureau of Labor Statistics’, also known as the BLS, tells us 10.2% of the labor force was unemployed in July.   While the percentage […]
August 12, 2020

SHI 8.12.20 – Not Thinking About Thinking

After the most recent FED meeting, during the post-meeting press conference, Jerome Powell made this comment when asked about interest rates and inflation: “We’d be looking […]
August 5, 2020

SHI 8.5.20 – Is an Inflation Wave Heading our Way?

No.  I don’t think so.   At least not consumer price inflation. The flood of fiscal and QE stimulus notwithstanding, I remain unconvinced the US will experience […]
July 29, 2020

SHI 7.29.20 – Did Someone Mention Gold?

Oh.  Right.  I did.  In last week’s blog post.  🙂 Well, since we’re on the topic, what the heck is driving UP gold prices?    I mean, […]