April 12, 2017

SHI Update 4/12/17: Chickens and Eggs

… we’re not converting our Steak House Index into the “Breakfast Cafe” Index.   Nor is this week’s post an homage to Easter. No, I felt […]
April 5, 2017

SHI Update 4/5/17: Consumer Spending

At its essence, the SHI was created as a barometer of US consumer spending.  And using the resulting data, we attempt to predict the direction of […]
March 29, 2017

SHI Update 3/29/2017: French Fried?

Sure.   Of course, you won’t find fries on the menu at our lofty-priced eateries…there you can choose between Twice Baked or Scalloped – and don’t […]
March 22, 2017

SHI Update 3/22/17: Safe Houses

Food, shelter and clothing.   Well, clothing is optional in some parts of the world. Shelter, however, is not. From the earliest of days, mankind needed shelter […]