January 17, 2018

SHI 1/17/18: Where is Inflation?

Central bankers continue to be puzzled by inflation.  Or, more precisely, by the lack thereof. With a global economy fully aligned and growing in sync for […]
January 10, 2018

SHI 1/10/18 The SHI10 and FED Districts

Take a look at the map above. Is this an important or meaningful fact?  Yes.  Eight times a year, the Federal Reserve produces a document called […]
January 3, 2018

SHI 1/3/18: The 10-City SHI

At long last, we’re launching our new index:  the 10-city SHI.   Isn’t she cute!?!   Take a look!   If you are new to my blog, or […]
December 27, 2017

SHI 12/27/17: Sizzling!

Whether reading GDP ‘nowcasts,’ reviewing corporate profits, stock market gains, employment figures, or home sales, the US economy is sizzling. The St. Louis FED produces a […]