Economics

November 19, 2016

Trumponomics vs. Reganomics

“Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy.   I knew Jack Kennedy.   Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine.   Senator, you’re no Jack Kennedy.” When Dan Quayle compared […]
November 8, 2016

The Labor Situation

Last Friday, as the non-stop insults between the presidential candidates continued to fly, the BLS released the most recent ‘Employment Situation‘.   While the official unemployment rate […]
October 29, 2016

A Hill of Beans

The Wall Street Journal article heading read, “Good Quarter Signals Better Growth Next Year“.     Sorry, but no, that’s not what the GDP reading tells us. Why […]
September 26, 2016

Predicting the Future

I came across a worthwhile TED talk over the weekend.   At the end of the talk, the speaker quoted Niels Bhor, a Danish physicist who received […]