September 23, 2020

SHI 9.23.20: Scarier than a Halloween Haunted House

  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just updated a report they call “The 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook” for the United States.  This report is downright scary.  […]
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 […]