May 30, 2018

SHI 5.30.18 The Italian Stallion

Italy has been in the news of late.   We all love “Rocky” movies, pizza, and pasta, so I’m sure you find it disturbing to see Italy […]
May 23, 2018

SHI 5.23.18 Those Cracks I Mentioned?

I hate being ‘Debbie Downer’ from Saturday Night Live, but sometimes that’s my job as an economic blogger.  Sorry. The US economy looks pretty rosy right […]
May 16, 2018

SHI 5.16.18 Buying Steaks and Other Stuff

Another more official measurement is provided monthly by the US Census Bureau in a report called “Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services,” commonly referred […]
May 9, 2018

SHI 5.9.18 Americans are Working!

A 3.9% unemployment rate is a good thing!   This must mean many more Americans are working this month than last, right? Unfortunately, no.  In fact, when […]