August 31, 2022

SHI 8.31.22 – Supply and Demand for Steaks and Labor

  Gallup polls started in 1935, right after the passage of the ‘Social Security Act,’ when 89% of Americans were in favor of “old-age pensions for […]
August 24, 2022

SHI 8.24.22 – From FOMO to FOOP

  We all know FOMO:  “fear of missing out.”   There’s been plenty of that lately.   Any FOMO we may have felt pre-pandemic before has […]
August 17, 2022

SHI 8.17.22 – Welcome to the Real World

  … said Morpheus to Neo in ‘The Matrix.‘   Welcome to the real world indeed.    Because the ‘real’ world isn’t actually “real” – economically speaking.   […]
July 30, 2022

SHI 7.30.22 — Oops!… I Did It Again

  Come on:   How often does an economic and financial blog get to quote Britney Spears?   Precisely.  Never. Well, maybe just this once. What I […]