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 […]
August 26, 2020

SHI 8.26.20 – Halley’s Comet

Have you ever seen it?   Perhaps you have, but I imagine not, because it is visible from Earth only once every 75 years.   Your […]
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 […]