SHI

August 2, 2017

SHI 8/2/17: Where’s the Beef?

  So when I see beef in economic news, clearly, I’m naturally drawn to it.    Consumer spending beefs up US GDP, a fact made eminently clear […]
July 26, 2017

SHI 7/26/17: Food for Thought

  So I was thrilled to see a burgernomics update just a few days ago:  https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21725034-dollar-has-slipped-over-past-six-months-still-looks-dear-big-mac And The Economist magazine didn’t stop there!   The following week, they published […]
July 19, 2017

SHI Update 7/19/17: Lend Me Money!

  If I was a “student loan” lender, I would certainly consider ‘default rates’ when making a lending decision.  Wouldn’t you? Unfortunately, our federal government does […]
July 12, 2017

SHI Update 7/12/17: The Silent Giant

  The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) was formed in 1930.   They’ve been active for 87 years … and yet, you’ve probably never heard of […]