July 24, 2019

SHI 7.24.19 – Facebook and the 5 Billion

Not really.  I’m not shocked.    The 5 billion is this case is not the number of Facebook’s monthly users.   Monthly users of at least 1 […]
July 10, 2019

SHI 7.10.19 – Superforecasting and Inflection Points

In a conversation with Joe Weisenthal, one of the ‘podcast stars’ of Odd Lots and an author for Bloomberg, Philip Tetlock — Professor at the University […]
July 3, 2019

SHI 7.3.19 – A Celebration is in Order

Break out the champagne!   This month, our US economic expansion celebrates its 10th birthday.   Business cycles have been measured by the ‘National Bureau of Economic Research’ […]
June 26, 2019

SHI 6.26.19 – A Sea of Red

The SHI, at its essence, is designed to be an economic barometer.  Using the level of consumer spending at expensive steakhouses as our metric, the SHI […]